St. Mark’s Fecal Incontinence Grading System (FIGS)
Description: A measure of fecal incontinence based on the type and frequency of anal incontinence (gas, fluid, solid) and the impact on daily life, the need to wear a pad or plug, the use of constipation medication, and the presence of surgery .
Format: Not available.
Scoring: Scores range from 0 (complete continence) to 24 (complete incontinence) with higher scores indicating severe symptoms.
Administration and Burden: Not available.
Psychometrics for SCI: Not available.
QoL Concept: The FIGS is a Health-Related QoL measure, which corresponds to Box C (achievements) on Dijker’s Model.
Permissions/Where to Obtain: Not available.
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