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Registry Elements

Registry Element: CPRN0029
Name: Ashworth – Grade – Left Ankle – Dorsiflexion (knee extended)
Data Type: Alphanumeric Input Restrictions: Single Pre-Defined Value
Definition:

Left Ankle Dorsiflexion: also called plantar flexion – movement of the ankle where the toes are brought closer to the shin decreasing the angle between the dorsum of the foot and the leg. Knee Extended: knee is in a straight position.

Permissible Values

Value Description Epic SmartData Element
0 No increase in tone
1 Slight increase in tone giving a catch when the limb was moved
2 More marked increase in tone but limb easily flexed
3 Considerable increase in tone- passive movement difficult
4 Limb rigid
99 Not Assessed
Measurement Type:
Population: Adult, Pediatric
Epic SmartData Elements:
Version: 5.1