Bristol stool form scale

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Bristol stool form scale

a classification of stool form used in judging bowel problems such as irritable bowel syndrome, ranging from small, hard, difficult-to-pass lumps to purely liquid stools, with seven gradations.
[Bristol Royal Infirmary, U.K.]
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Hard stools: The Bristol Stool Scale Form (BSFS) has become the most widely used instrument for assessing stool characteristics.
A more constipated state, as represented by the Bristol Stool Scale (BSS), would be correlated with more severe voiding symptoms.
A population of 368 patients provided baseline data on the Dysfunctional Voiding Scale Score, Bristol Stool Scale, and uroflowmetry.
A 7-day stool diary (TABLE 5), which includes the Bristol Stool Scale also may be helpful (available at www.
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