Assessment of Commonly Used Pediatric Stool Scales: A pilot study

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Saps, M.; Nichols-Vinueza, D.; Dhroove, G.; Adams, P.; Chogle, A.;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Revista de Gastroenterología de México, volume 78, issue 3, pages 151-158 (issn: 0375-0906)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.rgmx.2013.04.001
  • Subject: Constipation | Diseases of the digestive system. Gastroenterology | 3-D Stool Assessment Instrument | RC799-869 | Gastroenterology | Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders | Diarrhea

Background: The Bristol Stool Form Scale (BSFS) and a modified child-friendly version (M-BSFS) are frequently used in clinical practice and research. These scales have not been validated in children. 3-D stool scale models may be better adapted to the child's developmen... View more
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