Hoehn and Yahr staging scale

Hoehn and Yahr staging scale

(hān, hōn; yahr)
[Margaret M. Maier Hoehn, U.S. neurologist; Melvin D. Yahr, U.S. neurologist, 1917–2004]
A rating instrument to assess and stage patients with movement disorders such as Parkinson disease.
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Movement Disorder Society Task Force report on the Hoehn and Yahr staging scale: Status and recommendations.
Rascol et al., "Movement Disorder Society Task Force report on the Hoehn and Yahr staging scale: status and recommendations," Movement Disorders, vol.
Rascol et al.," Movement disorder society task force report on the Hoehn and Yahr staging scale: status and recommendations," Movement Disorders, vol.
The fifth subscale is a modified version of the Hoehn and Yahr Staging Scale (Hoehn & Yahr, 1967), which the clinician uses to stage the disease on a scale ranging from 0 (no signs of disease) to 5 (wheelchair bound or bedridden unless aided).
Patients who had never smoked and who had mild to moderate disability according to the modified Hoehn and Yahr Staging Scale were included in the study.
Modified Hoehn and Yahr Staging Scale. As the fifth part of the original UPDRS, the modified Hoehn and Yahr (H&Y) Staging Scale estimates disease staging [26,29]:
PD: Parkinson's disease; mHY: modified Hoehn and Yahr Staging Scale; UPDRS: Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale; MMSE: Mini-Mental State Examination.