Drooling Severity and Frequency Scale (DSFS)
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The Drooling Severity and Frequency Scale (DSFS) is a semi-quantitative assessment of the amount of drooling.
The DSFS consists of 2 items that are scored on a scale from 0–5 for a maximum total of 10.
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