Berg Balance Scale (BBS) - stand sit scale

General Details:

Name:
Berg Balance Scale (BBS) - stand sit scale
Steward:
NINDS
Definition:
The scale for assessment of standing to sitting 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 sits safely with minimal use of hands sits safely with minimal use of hands
3 controls descent by using hands controls descent by using hands
2 uses back of legs against chair to control descent uses back of legs against chair to control descent
1 sits independently but has uncontrolled descent sits independently but has uncontrolled descent
0 needs assist to sit needs assist to sit

Designations:

Designation:
Berg Balance Scale (BBS) - stand sit scale
Tags:
Designation:
Standing to sitting
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Question Text

Designations:

Definition:
The scale for assessment of standing to sitting 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:
YEQF2WmB2AA
Version:
3.1
Source:
NINDS
Id:
C14696
Version:
3
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BRICS Variable Name
Id:
BBSStndSitScale
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