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REDCap Fields

Field Value
Variable / Field Name tardieu_mashworth_desc
Form Name ptot_ptot
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Lower Extremity Range of Motion
Field Type descriptive
Field Label Modified Ashworth Scale

0 = no increase in muscle tone. (i.e. normal muscle tone)
1 = slight increase in muscle tone, manifested by a catch and release or by minimal resistance at the end of the ROM.
1+ = slight increase in muscle tone, manifested by a catch and release followed by minimal resistance throughout the remainder of the ROM.
2 = more marked increase in tone through most of the ROM but affected part can still be moved.
3 = considerable increase in tone; passive movement throughout the ROM difficult.
4 = affected parts held “rigidly” in place (with relaxation or stretching, some passive ROM may be possible).

Tardieu Scale

0 = No resistance throughout ROM
1 = Slight resistance throughout ROM with no clear catch
2 = Clear catch at precise angle followed by release
3 = Fatiguable clonus (less than 10 seconds) at a precise angle
4 = Unfatiguable clonus (more than 10 seconds) at a precise angle

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Field Note
Text Validation Type OR
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Text Validation Min
Text Validation Max
Identifier? [211]
Branching Logic
Required Field? [213]
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Question Number
Matrix Group Name
Matric Ranking?
Field Annotation
CPRN Registry Element CPRN0785