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_NINDS CDE


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CDE ID C14703
CDE Name Berg Balance Scale (BBS) – turn around scale
Variable Name BBSTrnArndScale
Definition

The scale for assessment of turning 360 degrees based on the Berg Balance Scale (or BBS), a clinical test of a person’s static and dynamic balance abilities.

Description

able to turn 360 degrees safely in 4 seconds or less;able to turn 360 degrees safely one side only 4 seconds or less;able to turn 360 degrees safely but slowly;needs close supervision or verbal cuing;needs assistance while turning;

Instructions

Turn completely around in a full circle. Pause. Then turn a full circle in the other direction

Input Restrictions Single Pre-Defined Value Selected
Permissible Values

4;3;2;1;0;

Question Text Turn 360 degrees
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
Copyright/Trademark
Previous Title Berg Balance Scale (BBS) – turn around 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