The revised faecal incontinence scale: a clinical validation of a new, short measure for assessment and outcomes evaluation.

@article{Sansoni2013TheRF,
  title={The revised faecal incontinence scale: a clinical validation of a new, short measure for assessment and outcomes evaluation.},
  author={Janet E. Sansoni and Graeme Hawthorne and Glenn Fleming and Nicholas Marosszeky},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={2013},
  volume={56 5},
  pages={652-9}
}
BACKGROUND The patient perspective on fecal incontinence can only be captured through the use of participant-reported measures. There are few psychometric evaluations of such measures, and these evaluations have reported some problems with existing measures. OBJECTIVE This study clinically evaluated the new Revised Faecal Incontinence Scale which was developed to provide a short, psychometrically sound measure for epidemiological and evaluative research. DESIGN A sample of consecutive… CONTINUE READING
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