Quality of Life Concepts

Secondary Health Conditions

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.

Languages: English.

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.

CLICK ON THE LISTED SECONDARY HEALTH CONDITIONS ON THE LEFT TO READ HOW THE CCSS HAS BEEN USED WITH A PARTICULAR CONDITION

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