Berg Balance Scale (BBS) - turn head scale

General Details:

Name:
Berg Balance Scale (BBS) - turn head scale
Steward:
NINDS
Definition:
The scale for assessment of turning to look behind over left and right shoulders while standing based on the Berg Balance Scale (or BBS), a clinical test of a person's static and dynamic balance abilities.
Registration Status:
Qualified

Permissible Values:

Value Type:
Value List
Unit of Measure:
Ids:
Value Code Name Code Code System Code Description
4 looks behind from both sides and weight shifts well looks behind from both sides and weight shifts well
3 looks behind one side only other side shows less weight shift looks behind one side only other side shows less weight shift
2 turns sideways only but maintains balance turns sideways only but maintains balance
1 needs supervision when turning needs supervision when turning
0 needs assist to keep from losing balance or falling needs assist to keep from losing balance or falling

Designations:

Designation:
Berg Balance Scale (BBS) - turn head scale
Tags:
Designation:
Turning to look behind over left and right shoulders while standing
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Question Text

Designations:

Definition:
The scale for assessment of turning to look behind over left and right shoulders while standing based on the Berg Balance Scale (or BBS), a clinical test of a person's static and dynamic balance abilities.
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Document:
Berg K, Wood-Dauphinee S, Williams JI and Gayton D. (1989): Measuring balance in the elderly: preliminary development of an instrument. Physiotherapy Canada 41: 304-311.

Identifiers:

Source:
NLM
Id:
M_aRKDdAdXg
Version:
3.1
Source:
NINDS
Id:
C14702
Version:
3
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BRICS Variable Name
Id:
BBSTrnHeadScale
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