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Impairment Rating for Patient with an Ileostomy or Colostomy

Purpose:

To determine the level of physical impairment experienced by a patient with one or more intestinal ostomies.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Gastroenterology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, disability and performance

ICD-10:

C17, C18, C19, C20, C21, K50-K52

Description:

Baik et al listed criteria for rating impairment in a patient with an ostomy. This is one several rating systems developed by the Korean Academy of Medical Sciences.

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