ASIA Impairment Scale

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ASIA Impairment Scale
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NINDS
Definition:
Scale for the participant's/subject's impairment level on The American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) Impairment Scale classification, which attempts to quantitate the degree of impairment
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Qualified

Permissible Values:

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Value Code Name Code Code System Code Description
A A Complete Injury. No motor or sensory function is preserved in the sacral segments S4-S5.
B B Incomplete. Sensory but not motor function is preserved below the neurological level and includes the sacral segments S4-S5.
C C Incomplete. Motor function is preserved below the neurological level, and more than half of the key muscles below the neurological level have a muscle grade less than 3.
D D Incomplete. Motor function is preserved below the neurological level, and at least half of key muscles below the neurological level have a muscle grade of 3 or more.
E E Normal. Motor and sensory function are normal.
U U Unknown or not applicable.

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ASIA Impairment Scale
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Designations:

Definition:
Scale for the participant's/subject's impairment level on The American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) Impairment Scale classification, which attempts to quantitate the degree of impairment
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Used with permission of the American Spinal Injury Association: International Standards for Neurological Classification of Spinal Cord Injury, revised 2011; Atlanta, GA. Updated 2015
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DeVivo M, Biering-SØrensen F, Charlifue S, Noonan V, Post M, Stripling T, Wing P. International Spinal Cord Injury Core Data Set. Spinal Cord 2006 Sep;44(9):535-40. Refer to the latest published version of The International Standards for Neurological Classification of Spinal Cord Injury for complete information on the sensory examination and a listing of all key points.

Identifiers:

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NLM
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3.1
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NINDS
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C06010
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3
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BRICS Variable Name
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ASIAImprmntScale
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