stroke scale

The National Institute of Health stroke scale is a standardized method used by healthcare professionals to measure the level of impairment caused by a stroke. The Stroke Scale assesses motor, sensory and visual impairments, on a scale of 0-42 through a physical exam and a series of questions. By using this scale, health professionals can get an idea of what part of the brain has been affected and where a clot might be located in the brain. 

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