ALSFRS-R SCORE PDF

The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Functional Rating Scale (ALSFRS) is an instrument for evaluating the functional status of patients with Amyotrophic Lateral. J Neurol Sci. Dec 15;() doi: / Epub Aug ALSFRS-R score and its ratio: a useful predictor for. 1. Amyotroph Lateral Scler Frontotemporal Degener. Apr;14(3) doi: / Epub Mar 1.

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Cutting food with gastrostomy. Speech combined with nonvocal communication. Some difficulty sleeping at night due to shortness of breath. Provides minimal assistance to caregiver.

Body mass index (BMI) as predictor of ALSFRS-R score decline in ALS patients.

Needs attendant for self-care. Handwriting Normal Slow or sloppy; all words are legible Not all words are legible Able to grip pen but unable to write Unable to grip pen 5.

Can initiate, but not turn or adjust sheets alone. Able to grip pen but unable to write. Speech Normal speech processes Detectable speech disturbance Intelligible with repeating Speech combined with scorf communication Loss of useful speech 2.

A Journal of Neurology. Independent and complete self-care with effort or decreased efficiency. Unable to perform any aspect of task. Occurs at rest, difficulty breathing when either sitting or lying.

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Slow or sloppy; all words are legible. Swallowing Aldfrs-r eating habits Early eating problems-occasional choking Dietary consistency changes Needs supplemental tube feeding NPO exclusively parenteral or enteral feeding 4. Turning in bed Normal Somewhat slow and clumsy, but no help needed Can turn alone or adjust sheets, but with great difficulty Can initiate, but not turn or adjust sheets alone Helpless 8.

Body mass index (BMI) as predictor of ALSFRS-R score decline in ALS patients.

Menu “left menu navigation” Begins – Skip Menu. Walking Normal Early ambulation difficulties Walks with assistance Non-ambulatory functional movement only No purposeful leg movement 9. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry. Somewhat slow and clumsy, but no help needed. This page was last edited on 3 Decemberat Invasive mechanical ventilation by intubation or scor.

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ALSFRS-R score and its ratio: a useful predictor for ALS-progression.

A longitudinal asfrs-r survival analysis of functional dimension subscores in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis”. Dressing and hygiene Normal function Independent and complete self-care with effort or decreased efficiency Intermittent assistance or substitute methods Needs attendant for self-care Total dependence 7.

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A Systematic Review of the Published Literature”. Orthopnea None Some difficulty sleeping at night due to shortness of breath. A score of 0 on a question would indicate no function while a score of 4 would indicate full function. Salivation Normal Slight but definite excess of saliva in mouth; may have nighttime drooling Moderately excessive saliva; may have minimal drooling Marked excess of saliva with some drooling Marked drooling; requires constant tissue or handkerchief 3.

ALSFRS-R scores calculated at diagnosis can be compared to scores throughout time to determine the speed of progression.

Marked excess of saliva with some drooling. Since there are three main pathways of progression, the questions are also divided in relation to the types of onset.

Continuous use of BiPAP during the night and day. People diagnosed with ALS live on average 2—4 years after diagnosis due to the quick progression of the disease.

Needs supplemental tube feeding.