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Measure: Scoliosis - Physical Assessment   #221600

Definition: Scoliosis is a spine deformity that can be categorized into three major types: congenital, syndromic, and idiopathic. Individuals can have various medical and/or quality-of-life implications, depending on the type and severity of their scoliosis.

Purpose: This measure can be used to screen individuals for scoliosis and if positive, to determine the degree of scoliosis.


Keywords: Scoliosis, growth, height, developmental delay, adolescent, pain, short stature, Adam's forward bend, Cobb technique, Scoliosis Research Society Questionnaire, SRS-30, x-ray, physical assessment

Measure Release Date: April 30, 2015

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