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CDE ID C14697
CDE Name Berg Balance Scale (BBS) – transfer scale
Variable Name BBSTransfScale
Definition

The scale for assessment of transfers based on the Berg Balance Scale (or BBS), a clinical test of a person’s static and dynamic balance abilities.

Description

able to transfer safely with minor use of hands;able to transfer safely definite need of hands;able to transfer with verbal cuing and/or supervision;needs one person to assist;needs two people to assist or supervise to be safe;

Instructions

Arrange chair(s) for pivot transfer. Ask subject to transfer one way toward a seat with armrests and one way toward a seat without armrests. You may use two chairs (one with and one without armrests) or a bed and a chair.

Input Restrictions Single Pre-Defined Value Selected
Permissible Values

4;3;2;1;0;

Question Text Transfers
Data Type Numeric values
Population Adult, Pediatric
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Domain Outcomes and End Points
SubDomain Trunk Control/Balance
CRF Module Berg Balance Scale (BBS)
Alias Aliases for variable name not defined
Classification Supplemental
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Previous Title Berg Balance Scale (BBS) – transfer scale
References

Berg K, Wood-Dauphinee S, Williams JI and Gayton D. (1989): Measuring balance in the elderly: preliminary development of an instrument. Physiotherapy Canada 41: 304-311.

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Version Date 2013-06-11T00:00:00
Version Number 3