Cleveland Clinic Constipation Scoring System (CCSS)
Description: A scale of constipation severity.
Format: Not available.
Scoring: Scores range from 0 to 30, with higher scores representing more severe symptoms.
Administration and Burden: Not available.
Psychometrics for SCI: Not available.
QoL Construct: The CCSS is a Health-Related Quality of Life measure that corresponds to Box C(achievements) on Dijker’s Model.
Permissions/Where to Obtain: Not available; See the following article for details:
Agachan F, Chen T, Pfeifer J, Reissman P, Wexner SD. A constipation scoring system to simplify evaluation and management of constipated patients. Dis Colon Rectum 1996;39:681.
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