NIH Stroke Scale

NIH Stroke Scale

Neurology A somewhat cumbersome system for stratifying stroke victims who are candidates for thrombolytics Parameters measured Level of consciousness, orientation, ability to obey simple commands, ability to visually trace an object, visual field, facial palsy, motor strength of all 4 extremities, coordination, language, speech clarity. See Cincinnati Prehospital Stroke Scale, Stroke, Thrombolytics.
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According to him, they use the NIH Stroke Scale to measure the risk.
Traditionally, the most common way to identify persons with mild stroke are the NIH stroke scale (mild stroke defined as NIHSS < 5) and the modified Rankin (mild stroke defined as mRS < 2).
Excellent Outcome is a commonly used measure of efficacy in stroke treatment, evaluated using three standard clinical rating scales of functional and neurological deficit and recovery following the stroke, including the NIH Stroke Scale, modified Rankin Scale and Barthel Index.
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Initial NIH stroke scale score was 5, otherwise, there were no focal neurological deficits and the remainder of his exam was unremarkable.
NIH stroke scale was assessed in all patients to assess the neurological disability and its prognosis.
Leira et al., "Baseline NIH Stroke Scale score strongly predicts outcome after stroke: a report of the Trial of Org 10172 in Acute Stroke Treatment (TOAST)," Neurology, vol.
Based on the NIH Stroke Scale (NIHSS) a tool from the National Institutes of Health used by healthcare providers to objectively quantify the impairment caused by a stroke, the patient had a score of 7 on the 0-44 scale (0 is best, 44 is most severe).
Conclusion: Baseline NIH Stroke Scale score is strongly associated with functional outcome after 1 week of acute ischemic stroke.