Modified Rankin Scale
Outcome grading scale often used for following CVA or SAH.
|0||No symptoms at all.|
|1||No significant disability despite symptoms; able to carry out all usual duties and activities.|
|2||Slight disability; unable to carry out all previous activities, but able to look after own affairs without assistance.|
|3||Moderate disability; requiring some help, but able to walk without assistance.|
|4||Moderately severe disability; unable to walk without assistance and unable to attend to own bodily needs without assistance.|
|5||Severe disability; bedridden, incontinent and requiring constant nursing care and attention.|
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