ALS Severity Score (ALSSS) - swallow score

General Details:

Name:
ALS Severity Score (ALSSS) - swallow score
Steward:
NINDS
Definition:
Score for the participant's swallowing function based on his or her ability to swallow, as part of the ALS Severity Score of Hillel et al. (ALSSS)
Registration Status:
Qualified

Permissible Values:

Value Type:
Value List
Unit of Measure:
Ids:
Value Code Name Code Code System Code Description
10 Normal eating habits - normal swallowing Normal eating habits - normal swallowing
9 Normal eating habits - nominal abnormality Normal eating habits - nominal abnormality
8 Early eating problems - minor swallowing problems Early eating problems - minor swallowing problems
7 Early eating problems - prolonged time or smaller bite size Early eating problems - prolonged time or smaller bite size
6 Dietary consistency changes - soft diet Dietary consistency changes - soft diet
5 Dietary consistency changes - liquefied diet Dietary consistency changes - liquefied diet
4 Needs tube feeding - supplemental tube feedings Needs tube feeding - supplemental tube feedings
3 Needs tube feeding - tube feeding with occasional oral nutrition Needs tube feeding - tube feeding with occasional oral nutrition
2 No oral feeding - secretions managed with aspirator and/or medications No oral feeding - secretions managed with aspirator and/or medications
1 No oral feeding - aspiration of secretions No oral feeding - aspiration of secretions

Designations:

Designation:
ALS Severity Score (ALSSS) - swallow score
Tags:
Designation:
Swallowing
Tags:
Question Text

Designations:

Definition:
Score for the participant's swallowing function based on his or her ability to swallow, as part of the ALS Severity Score of Hillel et al. (ALSSS)
Tags:

Reference Documents:

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Document:
Hillel AD ,Miller RM, et al. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Severity Scale. Neuroepidemiology. 1989; 8: 142-150.

Identifiers:

Source:
NLM
Id:
h7pThcFJv2r
Version:
3.1
Source:
NINDS
Id:
C11968
Version:
3
Source:
BRICS Variable Name
Id:
ALSSSSwllwScore
Version: