Dynamic Gait Index (DGI) - Gait head turn horizontal task score

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Dynamic Gait Index (DGI) - Gait head turn horizontal task score
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NINDS
Definition:
Score for the subject/participant's performance on the Gait with Horizontal Head Turns task, as part of the Dynamic Gait Index (DGI)
Registration Status:
Qualified

Permissible Values:

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Value Code Name Code Code System Code Description
3 Normal: Performs head turns smoothly with no change in gait. Normal: Performs head turns smoothly with no change in gait.
2 Mild impairment: Performs head turns smoothly with slight change in gait velocity (e.g., minor disruption to smooth gait path), or uses an assistive device. Mild impairment: Performs head turns smoothly with slight change in gait velocity (e.g., minor disruption to smooth gait path), or uses an assistive device.
1 Moderate impairment: Performs head turns with moderate change in gait velocity, slows down, staggers but recovers, can continue to walk. Moderate impairment: Performs head turns with moderate change in gait velocity, slows down, staggers but recovers, can continue to walk.
0 Severe impairment: Performs task with severe disruption of gait i.e., staggers outside 15 in path, loses balance, stops, or reaches for wall. Severe impairment: Performs task with severe disruption of gait i.e., staggers outside 15 in path, loses balance, stops, or reaches for wall.

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Dynamic Gait Index (DGI) - Gait head turn horizontal task score
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Designations:

Definition:
Score for the subject/participant's performance on the Gait with Horizontal Head Turns task, as part of the Dynamic Gait Index (DGI)
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Document:
Shumway-cook A, Woolacott MH. Control of posture and balance. In: Shumway-Cook A, Woolacott MH. Motor Control Theory and Practical Applications. Maryland: Williams & Wilkins; 1995: 12
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Wrisley DM, Walker ML, Echternach JL, Strasnick B. Reliability of the dynamic gait index in people with vestibular disorders. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2003;84(10):1528–1533.

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NLM
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mkbbeIup68
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1.0
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NINDS
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C54451
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1
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BRICS Variable Name
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DGIGaitHeadTurnHrzntTskScore
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