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Oral Mucositis Assessment Scale (OMAS)

Purpose:

To evaluate oral mucositis in a patient following radiation or chemotherapy using the Oral Mucositis Assessment Scale (OMAS) of Sonis et al.

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

response to therapy, adverse effects

ICD-10:

T45.1

Description:

Sonis et al developed the Oral Mucositis Assessment Scale (OMAS) for evaluating oral mucositis following radiation and/or chemotherapy. This can be used to monitor a patient over time and to assess the effectiveness of interventions. The authors are from multiple institutions in the United States, Canada and the Netherlands.

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