Modified Ashworth Scale - Limb tone testing right fingers scale

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Modified Ashworth Scale - Limb tone testing right fingers scale
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NINDS
Definition:
The scale of limb tone testing for the right fingers, as part of the Modified Ashworth Scale.
Registration Status:
Qualified

Permissible Values:

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Value List
Unit of Measure:
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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
9 Unable to test. Unable to test.

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Designation:
Modified Ashworth Scale - Limb tone testing right fingers scale
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Designation:
Right Fingers
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Designations:

Definition:
The scale of limb tone testing for the right fingers, as part of the Modified Ashworth Scale.
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Damiano DL, Quinlivan JM, Owen BF, Payne P, Nelson KC, Abel MF. What does the Ashworth scale really measure and are instrumented measures more valid and precise? Dev Med Child Neurol. 2002;44(2):112&#8211;118. <br /> Mutlu A, Livanelioglu A, Gunel MK. Reliability of Ashworth and Modified Ashworth scales in children with spastic cerebral palsy. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2008;9:44. <br /> Alhusaini AA, Dean CM, Crosbie J, Shepherd RB, Lewis J. Evaluation of spasticity in children with cerebral palsy using Ashworth and Tardieu Scales compared with laboratory measures. J Child Neurol. 2010;25(10):1242&#8211;1247.

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NLM
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1.1
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NINDS
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C22843
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1
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BRICS Variable Name
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ModAshworthScaleLmbTnRtFngrScl
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