Cerebral Palsy Research Network Blog

_NINDS CDE


Field Value
CDE ID C22099
CDE Name Modified Ashworth Scale – Limb tone testing left elbow scale
Variable Name ModAshworthScaleLmbTnLtElbScl
Definition

The scale of limb tone testing for the left elbow, as part of the Modified Ashworth Scale.

Description

No increase in muscle tone;Slight increase in muscle tone, manifested by a catch and release or by minimal resistance at the end of the range of motion when the affected part(s) is moved in flexion or extension;Slight increase in muscle tone, manifested by a catch, followed by minimal resistance throughout the remainder (less than half) of the ROM;More marked increase in muscle tone through most of the ROM, but affected part(s) easily moved;Considerable increase in muscle tone, passive movement difficult;Affected part(s) rigid in flexion or extension;Unable to test.;

Instructions

Scored from 0–4 or 9 (Unable to Test).

Input Restrictions Single Pre-Defined Value Selected
Permissible Values

0;1;1+;2;3;4;9;

Question Text Left Elbow
Data Type Alphanumeric
Population Adult, Pediatric
Measurement Type
Field Size
Minimum Value
Maximum Value
Domain Assessments and Examinations
SubDomain Physical/Neurological Examination
CRF Module Modified Ashworth Scale – Limb Tone Testing
Alias Aliases for variable name not defined
Classification Supplemental
Copyright/Trademark
Previous Title
References

Damiano DL, Quinlivan JM, Owen BF, Payne P, Nelson KC, Abel MF. What does the Ashworth scale really measure and are instrumented measures more valid and precise? Dev Med Child Neurol. 2002;44(2):112–118.

Mutlu A, Livanelioglu A, Gunel MK. Reliability of Ashworth and Modified Ashworth scales in children with spastic cerebral palsy. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2008;9:44.

Alhusaini AA, Dean CM, Crosbie J, Shepherd RB, Lewis J. Evaluation of spasticity in children with cerebral palsy using Ashworth and Tardieu Scales compared with laboratory measures. J Child Neurol. 2010;25(10):1242–1247.

CA DSR ID
CDISC ID
LOINC ID
SNOMED
Version Date 2016-06-07T15:25:40
Version Number 1