National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) - Motor leg score

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National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) - Motor leg score
Steward:
NINDS
Definition:
Motor ability of the leg (both left and right) assessed using the NIH Stroke Scale (NIHSS)
Registration Status:
Qualified

Permissible Values:

Value Type:
Value List
Unit of Measure:
Ids:
Value Code Name Code Code System Code Description
0 No drift: leg holds 30 degrees position for full 5 seconds. No drift: leg holds 30 degrees position for full 5 seconds.
1 Drift: leg falls by the end of the 5 second period but does not hit bed. Drift: leg falls by the end of the 5 second period but does not hit bed.
2 Some effort against gravity: leg falls to bed by 5 seconds, but has some effort against gravity. Some effort against gravity: leg falls to bed by 5 seconds, but has some effort against gravity.
3 No effort against gravity, leg falls to bed immediately. No effort against gravity, leg falls to bed immediately.
4 No movement No movement
UN Amputation or joint fusion, explain Amputation or joint fusion, explain

Designations:

Designation:
National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) - Motor leg score
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Designation:
Motor Leg
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Question Text

Designations:

Definition:
Motor ability of the leg (both left and right) assessed using the NIH Stroke Scale (NIHSS)
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Document:
Brott, T., H.P. Adams Jr., C.P. Olinger, J.R. Marler, W.G. Barsan, J. Biller, J. Spilker, R. Holleran, R. Eberle, V. Hertzberg, M. Rorick, C.J. Moomaw, and M. Walker (1989) Measurements of acute cerebral infarction: a clinical examination scale. Stroke, 20, 964-970. http://stroke.ahajournals.org/content/20/7/864.full.pdf

Identifiers:

Source:
NLM
Id:
AffsQhKESyV
Version:
3.1
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NINDS
Id:
C13239
Version:
3
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BRICS Variable Name
Id:
NIHSSLvlConscMotLegScore
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