INCAT Disability Scale. Score. Arm Disability. Score. Leg Disability. 0. No upper limb problems. 0. Walking not affected. 1. Symptoms, in 1 arm or both arms, not. Background: The INCAT (Inflammatory Neuropathy Cause and Treatment) disability score is a measure of activity limitation. It is used frequently. ABSTRACT: Background: The INCAT (Inflammatory Neuropa- thy Cause and Treatment) disability score is a measure of activ- ity limitation.

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With respect to the aims of this study, some methodological issues need to be considered. Ann Neurol 27 Suppl S21—S World Health Organization International classification of impairments, disabilities, and handicaps. Manual and interpretation guide. Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. The complete mitochondrial genome of Channa marulius Perciformes: Support Center Support Center. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation The leg scale highlights disabi,ity with walking, taking into account the use of a device.

More detailed explanations for your need are more likely to get a response. References Supplied by CrossRef. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 72 — Muscle Nerve 28 93— Assessments were carried out indat. Neurology 59 84— Request Full Text Paper. During these investigations, we questioned whether the ODSS, an instrument applied by clinicians, would have the best correlation with patients’ own judgement of their clinical condition, when compared with other disability scales.


J Chron Dis As the description of these analyses was rather complex, we decided to present the data as such, for clarity. Clinimetric evaluation of a new overall disability scale in immune mediated polyneuropathies Merkies et al. Ann Neurol 50 — Two hundred and one visits were completed.

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Stroke 19 — J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry The ODSS has good construct validity with reliability values ranging from 0. Neurology 41 — Published online Mar Epub May Oxford University Press, Sign In Join Now. A comprehensive critical analysis of its measurement properties has not been performed.

Evaluating neurological outcome measures: J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 60 — Merkies I S J. Erasmus Medical Centre, Understanding the consequences of chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy from impairments to activity and participation restrictions and reduced quality of life: Long-term remission of CIDP after pulsed dexamethasone or short-term prednisolone treatment Eftimov et al.

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A higher correlation with ODSS changes was also found in the rating scores of the patients. Only shared with authors of paper. A psychodynamic formulation masterclass with Nancy McWilliams. Request Full-text from Authors. All patients met the international criteria for their illness.


Carolina Barnett Toronto General Hospital. All patients experienced deficits in daily functional activities. Please type a message to the paper’s authors to explain your need for the paper.

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Weaknesses of the scale include concerns about methodological quality of validation studies; failure to properly capture activity limitations due to proximal arm weakness, or fatigue; heavy individual item weighting; and poor sensitivity for detection of clinically important change. Still can’t find the full text of the article? A methodological framework for assessing health indices Kirshner et al.

Yale University Press, Secondly, because the examined group consisted of only 20 patients, it is not clear whether the same rank ordering can be generated in a more substantial group of patients. Test procedures and treatment Ihcat participants gave informed consent inat the study.

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