Modified Ashworth Scale for Grading Spasticity muscle score

General Details:

Name:
Modified Ashworth Scale for Grading Spasticity muscle score
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NINDS
Definition:
Measurement of muscle spasticity
Registration Status:
Qualified

Permissible Values:

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Value List
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Value Code Name Code Code System Code Description
0 No increase in muscle tone No increase in muscle tone
1 Slight increase in muscle tone, manifested by a catch and release or by minimal resistance at the end of the range of motion when the affected part(s) is moved in flexion or extension Slight increase in muscle tone, manifested by a catch and release or by minimal resistance at the end of the range of motion when the affected part(s) is moved in flexion or extension
1+ Slight increase in muscle tone, manifested by a catch, followed by minimal resistance throughout the remainder (less than half) of the ROM Slight increase in muscle tone, manifested by a catch, followed by minimal resistance throughout the remainder (less than half) of the ROM
2 More marked increase in muscle tone through most of the ROM, but affected part(s) easily moved More marked increase in muscle tone through most of the ROM, but affected part(s) easily moved
3 Considerable increase in muscle tone, passive movement difficult Considerable increase in muscle tone, passive movement difficult
4 Affected part(s) rigid in flexion or extension Affected part(s) rigid in flexion or extension

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Designation:
Modified Ashworth Scale for Grading Spasticity muscle score
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Score
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Question Text

Designations:

Definition:
Measurement of muscle spasticity
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Bohannon R and Smith M. Interrater reliability of a modified Ashworth scale of muscle spasticity. Physical Therapy 1987;67(2):206. Katz R, Rovai G, et al. Objective quantification of spastic hypertonia: correlation with clinical findings. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 1992 Apr;73(4):339-47.

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NLM
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O8GSAR3aRjg
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3.1
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NINDS
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C11908
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3
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BRICS Variable Name
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ModAshworthScaleGSMuscleScore
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