Quality of Life Concepts

Secondary Health Conditions

Modified American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) Fecal Incontinence Scale

Description: A symptom-related quality of life (QoL) score that assesses QoL in relation to lifestyle, coping behaviour, depression/self-perception, and embarrassment.

Format: Contains 4 subscales: lifestyle, coping behaviour, depression/self-perception, and embarrassment.

Scoring: Scores on each sub-scale range from 1-4 or 1-5, with higher scores representing higher QoL.

Administration and Burden: Not available.

Psychometrics for SCI: Not available

Languages: Not available

QoL Concept: The ASCRS is a Health Related QoL measure of Subjective Well-Being that corresponds to Boxes C (achievements; activities of daily living) and E (subjective evaluations and reactions) on Dijker’s Model.

Public Domain/Where to Obtain: Not available.

CLICK ON THE LISTED SECONDARY HEALTH CONDITIONS ON THE LEFT TO READ HOW THE ASCRS FECAL INCONTINENCE SCALE HAS BEEN USED WITH A PARTICULAR CONDITION

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