|CDE Name||Modified Ashworth Scale – Limb tone testing left wrist scale|
The scale of limb tone testing for the left wrist, as part of the Modified Ashworth Scale.
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.;
Scored from 0–4 or 9 (Unable to Test).
|Input Restrictions||Single Pre-Defined Value Selected|
|Question Text||Left Wrist|
|Domain||Assessments and Examinations|
|CRF Module||Modified Ashworth Scale – Limb Tone Testing|
|Alias||Aliases for variable name not defined|
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