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1

What are the different levels of measurement?

Impairment
Activity
Participation

2

What are examples of ACTIVITY limitation measurements?

TUG
6MWT
10m walk
Step test
9 hole peg test

3

What does the UPDRS stand for and what's it measure?

Unified Parkinsons Disease Rating Scale
0-108

4

Hoehn & Yahr scale

For PD 0-5

5

EDDS

Extended Disability Status Scale - MS - 0-10

6

ALSFRS-R

Amyotrophic Lateral sclerosis functional rating scale - revised
48-0 and 48 is normal; 0 = max disability

- rate ability on a variety of tasks compared to their ability before the disease (eg. speech, writing, dressing, cutting food etc)

7

Different types of diaries

Fatigue diary
Dyskinesia diary

8

Falls Efficacy Scale-International (FES-I)

16 q's - measures fear of falling with different activities

FEAR of falling and RISK of falling

LOW RISK + LOW FEAR:
these people would do well in group/minimally supervised ex program for balance+strength

HIGH RISK+HIGH FEAR
-multifactorial intervention - supervised exercise+OT+behavioral mod

HIGH RISK + LOW FEAR
- show them how performing each activity is risky and get them to modify

9

FOG questionnaire

3 parts
- freezer vs non freezer over the past month
- severity, frequency, duration of freezing
- impact of freezing on life

*again think about situation where you have many episodes but low fear levels

10

How can you elicit freezing in the clinic

RAPIDLY turn 360º on the spot from still position
x4
- both directions as they will usually turn away from freezing direction if given a choice

11

What is the HiMAT used for?

TBI patients
- assessed people with high level balance and mobility problems
- have to be able to walk at least 20m unaided to do this test
- takes 5-10 mins
- looks at walking, walking backwards, hopping, walking over obstacles, walking up stairs

12

Which tests best ID fallers in MS?

Balance
TUG