Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2018 Cluster analysis of multiple chronic conditions associated with urinary incontinence among women in the USABJU International.  122:1041-1048. 2018
2018 A Novel Research Definition of Bladder Health in Women and Girls: Implications for Research and Public Health PromotionJournal of Women's Health.  27:974-981. 2018
2018 Increased odds of bladder and bowel symptoms in early Parkinson's diseaseNeurourology and Urodynamics.  37:1344-1348. 2018
2018 Report and Research Agenda of the American Geriatrics Society and National Institute on Aging Bedside-to-Bench Conference on Urinary Incontinence in Older Adults: A Translational Research Agenda for a Complex Geriatric SyndromeJournal of the American Geriatrics Society.  66:773-782. 2018
2018 “They said on the death certificate… but really what i think happened”: Characterizing cause of death in VA medical centersJournal of Palliative Care.  33:53-58. 2018
2017 Continuation of non-essential medications in actively dying hospitalised patientsBMJ Supportive and Palliative Care.  7:450-457. 2017
2017 Psychometric evaluation of an online and paper accidental bowel leakage questionnaire: The ICIQ-B questionnaireNeurourology and Urodynamics.  36:166-170. 2017
2016 An ethic of heroism shapes next of kin’s perceptions of veterans’ end-of-life care in veterans affairs medical centersMilitary Medicine.  181:e1575-e1580. 2016
2016 Pilot Results from a Randomized Trial in Men Comparing Alpha-Adrenergic Antagonist versus Behavior and Exercise for Nocturia and SleepClinical Therapeutics.  38:2394-2406.e3. 2016
2016 Shared Risk Factors for Constipation, Fecal Incontinence, and Combined Symptoms in Older U.S. AdultsJournal of the American Geriatrics Society.  64:e183-e188. 2016
2016 Vitamin D and incident urinary incontinence in older adultsEuropean Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  70:987-989. 2016
2016 Racial differences in processes of care at end of life in VA medical centers: Planned secondary analysis of data from the BEACON trialJournal of Palliative Medicine.  19:157-163. 2016
2015 Low-dose 17-β-estradiol cream for vaginal atrophy in a cohort without prolapse: Serum levels and vaginal response including tissue biomarkers associated with tissue remodelingMaturitas.  81:475-479. 2015
2015 Predictors of physical restraint use in hospitalized veterans at end of life: An analysis of data from the BEACON trialJournal of Palliative Medicine.  18:520-526. 2015
2015 Safety and benefit of discontinuing statin therapy in the setting of advanced, life-limiting illness a randomized clinical trialJAMA Internal Medicine.  175:691-700. 2015
2015 Epidemiology, pathophysiology, and classification of fecal incontinence: State of the Science Summary for the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) workshopAmerican Journal of Gastroenterology.  110:127-136. 2015
2015 Loperamide Versus Psyllium Fiber for Treatment of Fecal Incontinence: The Fecal Incontinence Prescription (Rx) Management (FIRM) Randomized Clinical TrialDiseases of the Colon and Rectum.  58:983-993. 2015
2015 Medication effects on periurethral sensation and urethral sphincter activityFemale Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.  21:77-82. 2015
2014 Life Space Assessment in Older Women Undergoing Non-Surgical Treatment for Urinary Incontinence.Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  4:809-816. 2014
2014 Impact of a hospice emergency kit for veterans and their caregivers: A prospective cohort studyJournal of Palliative Medicine.  17:931-938. 2014
2014 Comparison of 2 transvaginal surgical approaches and perioperative behavioral therapy for apical vaginal prolapse: The OPTIMAL randomized trialObstetrical and Gynecological Survey.  69:393-395. 2014
2014 Exploring the affective dimension of the life review process: Facilitators’ interactional strategies for fostering personhood and social value among older adults with early dementiaDementia.  13:498-524. 2014
2014 Prevalence and trends of symptomatic pelvic floor disorders in U.S. womenObstetrics and Gynecology.  123:141-148. 2014
2014 Military exposure and urinary incontinence among American menJournal of Urology, The.  191:125-129. 2014
2014 The fluctuation of nocturia in men with lower urinary tract symptoms allocated to placebo during a 12-month randomized, controlled trialJournal of Urology, The.  191:1040-1044. 2014
2014 Urinary incontinence management costs are reduced following Burch or sling surgery for stress incontinenceAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  211:171.e1-171.e7. 2014
2013 Efficacy of adding behavioural treatment or antimuscarinic drug therapy to α-blocker therapy in men with nocturiaBJU International.  112:100-108. 2013
2013 Adherence to behavioral interventions for stress incontinence: Rates, barriers, and predictorsPhysical Therapy.  93:757-770. 2013
2013 Caffeine and urinary incontinence in US women: Editorial commentObstetrical and Gynecological Survey.  68:432-433. 2013
2013 Association of low dietary intake of fiber and liquids with constipation: Evidence from the national health and nutrition examination surveyAmerican Journal of Gastroenterology.  108:796-803. 2013
2013 Caffeine and urinary incontinence in US womenInternational Urogynecology Journal.  24:295-302. 2013
2013 Caffeine intake and its association with urinary incontinence in United States men: Results from national health and nutrition examination surveys 2005-2006 and 2007-2008Journal of Urology, The.  189:2170-2174. 2013
2013 Pelvic floor symptoms and bone mineral density in women undergoing osteoporosis evaluationInternational Urogynecology Journal.  24:1663-1669. 2013
2012 "Wrapped in their arms": Next-of-kin's perceptions of how hospital nursing staff support family presence before, during, and after the death of a loved oneJournal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing.  14:541-550. 2012
2012 Opioid pain medication orders and administration in the last days of lifeJournal of Pain and Symptom Management.  44:681-691. 2012
2012 Efficacy of an assisted low-intensity programme of perioperative pelvic floor muscle training in improving the recovery of continence after radical prostatectomy: A randomized controlled trialBJU International.  110:1010-1011. 2012
2012 Do-not-resuscitate orders in the last days of lifeJournal of Palliative Medicine.  15:751-759. 2012
2012 Likelihood of Nursing Home Referral for Fecally Incontinent Elderly Patients is Influenced by Physician Views on Nursing Home Care and Outpatient Management of Fecal IncontinenceJournal of the American Medical Directors Association.  13:350-354. 2012
2011 Behavioral versus drug treatment for overactive bladder in men: The male overactive bladder treatment in veterans (MOTIVE) trialJournal of the American Geriatrics Society.  59:2209-2216. 2011
2011 Urinary incontinence in older adultsMount Sinai Journal of Medicine.  78:558-570. 2011
2011 Behavioral therapy to treat urinary incontinence in Parkinson diseaseNeurology.  76:1631-1634. 2011
2011 IncontinenceMedical Clinics of North America.  95:539-554. 2011
2011 Prevalence of nocturia in United States men: Results from the national health and nutrition examination surveyJournal of Urology, The.  185:998-1002. 2011
2011 The authors replyDiseases of the Colon and Rectum.  54:254-255. 2011
2011 Behavioral therapy with or without biofeedback and pelvic floor electrical stimulation for persistent postprostatectomy incontinence: A randomized controlled trialJournal of the American Medical Association.  305:151-159. 2011
2011 Correlates and predictors of patient satisfaction with drug therapy and combined drug therapy and behavioral training for urgency urinary incontinence in womenInternational Urogynecology Journal.  22:327-334. 2011
2011 Response letter to Dr. LisiJournal of the American Geriatrics Society.  59:162-163. 2011
2011 Vitamin D and lower urinary tract symptoms among Us men: Results from the 2005-2006 national health and nutrition examination surveyUrology.  78:1292-1297. 2011
2010 Adherence to behavioral interventions for urge incontinence when combined with drug therapy: Adherence rates, barriers, and predictorsPhysical Therapy.  90:1493-1505. 2010
2010 Prevalence of urinary incontinence in men: Results from the national health and nutrition examination surveyJournal of Urology, The.  184:1022-1027. 2010
2010 Factors impacting quality of life in women with fecal incontinenceDiseases of the Colon and Rectum.  53:1148-1154. 2010
2010 Incidence and risk factors for fecal incontinence in black and white older adults: A population-based studyJournal of the American Geriatrics Society.  58:1341-1346. 2010
2010 Combined behavioral and individualized drug therapy versus individualized drug therapy alone for urge urinary incontinence in womenJournal of Urology, The.  184:598-603. 2010
2010 Incontinence in older womenJournal of the American Medical Association.  303:2172-2181. 2010
2010 The association of nocturia with incident falls in an elderly community-dwelling cohortInternational Journal of Clinical Practice.  64:577-583. 2010
2010 Continence pessary compared with behavioral therapy or combined therapy for stress incontinence: A randomized controlled trialObstetrics and Gynecology.  115:609-617. 2010
2010 Prevalence and correlates of nocturia in community-dwelling older adultsJournal of the American Geriatrics Society.  58:861-866. 2010
2010 Survey of geriatricians on the effect of fecal incontinence on nursing home referralJournal of the American Geriatrics Society.  58:1058-1062. 2010
2010 The effects of drug and behavior therapy on urgency and voiding frequencyInternational Urogynecology Journal.  21:711-719. 2010
2009 Association of diuretic use and overactive bladder syndrome in older adults: A propensity score analysisArchives of Gerontology and Geriatrics.  49:64-68. 2009
2009 Clinical interview assessment of financial capacity in older adults with mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's diseaseJournal of the American Geriatrics Society.  57:806-814. 2009
2009 Urinary incontinence in community-dwelling older Mexican American and European American womenArchives of Gerontology and Geriatrics.  48:232-237. 2009
2009 Fecal Incontinence in US Adults: Epidemiology and Risk FactorsGastroenterology.  137. 2009
2008 Enhancing Participation of Older Women in Surgical TrialsJournal of The American College of Surgeons.  207:303-311. 2008
2008 Two-year outcomes after surgery for stress urinary incontinence in older compared with younger womenObstetrics and Gynecology.  112:621-629. 2008
2008 Behavioral therapy to enable women with urge incontinence to discontinue drug treatment: A randomized trialAnnals of Internal Medicine.  149:161-169. 2008
2008 UIJ - Enhancing participation of older women in surgical trialsUroToday International Journal.  1. 2008
2008 UIJ - Health-related quality of life in women prior to surgical treatment for stress urinary incontinenceUroToday International Journal.  1. 2008
2008 UIJ - High costs of urinary incontinence among women electing surgery to treat stress incontinenceUroToday International Journal.  1. 2008
2008 UIJ - Two-year outcomes after surgery for stress urinary incontinence in older versus younger womenUroToday International Journal.  1. 2008
2008 High costs of urinary incontinence among women electing surgery to treat stress incontinenceObstetrics and Gynecology.  111:899-907. 2008
2008 Population Based Study of Incidence and Predictors of Urinary Incontinence in Black and White Older AdultsJournal of Urology, The.  179:1449-1454. 2008
2008 Correlates of urinary, fecal, and dual incontinence in older African-American and white men and womenJournal of the American Geriatrics Society.  56:285-290. 2008
2008 Outcomes of combination treatment of fecal incontinence in womenAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  199:699.e1-699.e7. 2008
2008 Palliative care intervention for choice and use of opioids in the last hours of lifeJournals of Gerontology, Series A.  63:974-978. 2008
2007 Impact of Urinary Incontinence in Morbidly Obese Women Versus Women Seeking Urogynecologic CareUrology.  70:1082-1085. 2007
2007 Non-surgical management of stress urinary incontinence: Ambulatory treatments for leakage associated with stress (ATLAS) trialClinical Trials.  4:92-101. 2007
2007 Changes in urinary and fecal incontinence symptoms with weight loss surgery in morbidly obese womenObstetrics and Gynecology.  110:1034-1040. 2007
2007 The effect of age on short-term outcomes after abdominal surgery for pelvic organ prolapseJournal of the American Geriatrics Society.  55:857-863. 2007
2007 Burch colposuspension versus fascial sling to reduce urinary stress incontinenceNew England Journal of Medicine.  356:2143-2155. 2007
2007 Management of OAB: Optimizing safety in the geriatric patientClinical Geriatrics.  15:2-4. 2007
2007 Bowel symptoms in women 1 year after sacrocolpopexyAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  197:642.e1-642.e8. 2007
2007 Quality of life in women with stress urinary incontinenceInternational Urogynecology Journal.  18:543-549. 2007
2006 Bowel symptoms in women planning surgery for pelvic organ prolapseAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  195:1814-1819. 2006
2006 Global ratings of patient satisfaction and perceptions of improvement with treatment for urinary incontinence: Validation of three global patient ratingsNeurourology and Urodynamics.  25:411-417. 2006
2006 Preoperative biofeedback assisted behavioral training to decrease post-prostatectomy incontinence: A randomized, controlled trialJournal of Urology, The.  175:196-201. 2006
2005 Regret, satisfaction, and symptom improvement: Analysis of the impact of partial colpocleisis for the management of severe pelvic organ prolapseAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  193:2067-2070. 2005
2005 Improving processes of hospital care during the last hours of lifeArchives of Internal Medicine -New Series-.  165:1722-1727. 2005
2005 Effects of behavioral and drug therapy on nocturia in older incontinent womenJournal of the American Geriatrics Society.  53:846-850. 2005
2005 Pelvic floor surgery in the older woman: Enhanced compared with usual preoperative assessmentObstetrics and Gynecology.  105:800-807. 2005
2005 Prevalence and correlates of fecal incontinence in community-dwelling older adultsJournal of the American Geriatrics Society.  53:629-635. 2005
2005 Tension-free vaginal tape: A prospective subjective and objective outcome analysisInternational Urogynecology Journal.  16:109-113. 2005
2005 Urinary and anal incontinence in morbidly obese women considering weight loss surgeryObstetrics and Gynecology.  106:1272-1277. 2005
2004 Behavioral and drug therapy for urinary incontinenceUrology.  63:58-64. 2004
2004 Pelvic floor electrical stimulation did not improve the efficacy of behavioural training for stress incontinenceEvidence-based Obstetrics and Gynecology.  6:37-38. 2004
2004 Predictors of treatment response to behavioral therapy and pharmacotherapy for urinary incontinence.Gastroenterology.  126:S141-S145. 2004
2003 Predictors of outcome in the behavioral treatment of urinary incontinence in women.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  102:940-947. 2003
2003 Effect of Behavioral Training with or Without Pelvic Floor Electrical Stimulation on Stress Incontinence in Women: A Randomized Controlled TrialJournal of the American Medical Association.  290:345-352. 2003
2003 Biofeedback did not improve the results of behavioural training for urge urinary incontinence in older womenEvidence-based Obstetrics and Gynecology.  5:84-85. 2003
2003 Cadaveric fascia lata sling for stress urinary incontinence: A prospective quality-of-life analysisAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  189:1590-1595. 2003
2003 Predictors of outcome in the behavioral treatment of urinary incontinence in womenObstetrics and Gynecology.  102:940-947. 2003
2002 Behavioral training with and without biofeedback in the treatment of urge incontinence in older women: A randomized controlled trialJournal of the American Medical Association.  288:2293-2299. 2002
2002 Urodynamic changes associated with behavioral and drug treatment of urge incontinence in older womenJournal of the American Geriatrics Society.  50:808-816. 2002
2002 Effects of age and causal attribution to aging on health-related behaviors associated with urinary incontinence in older womenGerontologist.  42:515-521. 2002
2001 Psychological improvements associated with behavioral and drug treatment of urge incontinence in older womenJournals of Gerontology, Series B.  56:P46-P51. 2001
2001 Reliability assessment of the bladder diary for urinary incontinence in older womenJournals of Gerontology, Series A.  56. 2001
2000 Combined behavioral and drug therapy for urge incontinence in older womenJournal of the American Geriatrics Society.  48:370-374. 2000
2000 Measurement of postvoid residual urine with portable transabdominal bladder ultrasound scanner and urethral catheterizationInternational Urogynecology Journal.  11:296-300. 2000
1999 Cost-effectiveness of the cough stress test with simple cystometrogram versus urodynamics in the diagnosis of genuine stress urinary incontinenceJournal of Gynecologic Techniques.  5:135-139. 1999
1999 A comparison of an opaque foam dressing versus a transparent film dressing in the management of skin tears in institutionalized subjects.Ostomy/wound Management.  45. 1999
1999 Pressure ulcers, hospital complications, and disease severity: impact on hospital costs and length of stay.Advances in wound care : the journal for prevention and healing.  12:22-30. 1999
1998 Behavioral vs drug treatment for urge urinary incontinence in older women: A randomized controlled trialJournal of the American Medical Association.  280:1995-2000. 1998
1998 Acemannan hydrogel dressing versus saline dressing for pressure ulcers. A randomized, controlled trial.Advances in wound care : the journal for prevention and healing.  11:273-276. 1998
1997 Pressure ulcers: Local wound careClinics in Geriatric Medicine.  13:543-552. 1997
1997 Behavioral interventions for incontinence in ambulatory geriatric patientsAmerican Journal of the Medical Sciences.  314:257-261. 1997
1997 Pharmacologic treatment of lower urinary tract dysfunction in geriatric patientsAmerican Journal of the Medical Sciences.  314:262-267. 1997
1996 Hospital-acquired pressure ulcers and risk of deathJournal of the American Geriatrics Society.  44:1435-1440. 1996
1996 Psychosocial issues in geriatric urology: Problems in treatment and treatment seekingUrologic Clinics of North America.  23:127-136. 1996
1995 Pressure Ulcer Risk Factors Among Hospitalized Patients With Activity LimitationJournal of the American Medical Association.  273:865-870. 1995
1995 Practical pressure ulcer managementIm -Morganville then Montvale Nj-.  16:42-58. 1995
1994 Tissue repair processes in healing chronic pressure ulcers treated with recombinant platelet-derived growth factor BBAmerican Journal of Pathology.  145:1399-1410. 1994
1994 A Phase II Study to Evaluate Recombinant Platelet-Derived Growth Factor-BB in the Treatment of Stage 3 and 4 Pressure UlcersArchives of Surgery -New York-.  129:213-219. 1994
1991 Pressure ulcer prevention and early treatmentJournal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing.  18:149-150. 1991
1989 The prevention and management of pressure ulcersMedical Clinics of North America.  73:1511-1524. 1989

Chapter

Year Title Altmetric
2014 Urinary incontinence: Nonsurgical treatments.  141-168. 2014
2007 Bladder training and behavioural training.  127-131. 2007

Teaching Activities

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Alabama 1986
  • UAB Hospital, Internship 1987
  • UAB Hospital, Residency 1989
  • UAB Hospital, Postdoctoral Fellowship 1991
  • Full Name

  • Patricia Culpepper