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Registry Elements

Registry Element: CPRN0371
Name: Left Anterior Popliteal (Angle without Hamstring Shift) Modified Ashworth Spasticity Scale
Data Type: Alphanumeric Input Restrictions: Single Pre-Defined Value
Definition:

Starting with hip at 90 degrees of flexion and knee in full flexion opposite leg is extended on the table (without hamstring shift wohs), move the lower leg quickly towards vertical assessing spasticity in hamstrings

Permissible Values

Value Description Epic SmartData Element
0 No increase in muscle tone
1 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
1.5 Slight increase in muscle tone, manifested by a catch, followed by minimal resistance throughout the remainder (less than half) of the ROM (range of movement)
2 More marked increase in musce tone through most of the ROM, but affect part(s) easily moved
3 Considerable increase in muscle tone passive, movement difficult
4 Affected part(s) rigid in flexion or extension
5 Not Assessed
Measurement Type:
Population: Adult, Pediatric
Epic SmartData Elements:
Version: 3.1