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Frequently used assessment scales 

Frequently used assessment scales
Frequently used assessment scales

John Zajicek

, Jennifer Freeman

, and Bernadette Porter

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date: 19 September 2020

Introduction 44

The Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS) and Functional Systems Scales (FSS) 46

Multiple Sclerosis Functional Composite (MSFC) 48

Guy's Neurological Disability Scale (renamed the UK Neurological Disability Scale) 50

The Barthel Index (BI) 52

The Functional Independence Measure (FIM) 54

The 12-item Multiple Sclerosis Walking Scale (MSWS-12) ...

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