Berg Balance Scale (BBS) - reach forward scale

General Details:

Name:
Berg Balance Scale (BBS) - reach forward scale
Steward:
NINDS
Definition:
The scale for assessment of reaching forward with outstretched arm 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 can reach forward confidently 25 cm (10 inches) can reach forward confidently 25 cm (10 inches)
3 can reach forward 12 cm (5 inches) can reach forward 12 cm (5 inches)
2 can reach forward 5 cm (2 inches) can reach forward 5 cm (2 inches)
1 reaches forward but needs supervision reaches forward but needs supervision
0 loses balance while trying/requires external support loses balance while trying/requires external support

Designations:

Designation:
Berg Balance Scale (BBS) - reach forward scale
Tags:
Designation:
Reaching forward with outstretched arm while standing
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Question Text

Designations:

Definition:
The scale for assessment of reaching forward with outstretched arm while standing based on the Berg Balance Scale (or BBS), a clinical test of a person's static and dynamic balance abilities.
Tags:

Reference Documents:

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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:
WoGHRMKDkeE
Version:
3.1
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NINDS
Id:
C14700
Version:
3
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BRICS Variable Name
Id:
BBSReachFrwdScale
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