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ALS Functional Rating Scale - Revised (ALSFRS-R)
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Core: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
Short Description of Instrument
The ALS Functional Rating Scale is a 10-item rating scale that measures the progression of disability in patients with ALS. The ALSFRS assesses patients' levels of self-sufficiency in areas of feeding, grooming, ambulation and communication.
The Revised version was introduced to gather additional information related to sleeping and breathing. It consists of 12 questions with a maximum score of 48 points.
Each item is rated on a 4 (0-4) point scale yielding a maximum of 40 points.
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