Teaching tape for the motor section of the Toronto Western Spasmodic Torticollis Scale.

@article{Comella1997TeachingTF,
  title={Teaching tape for the motor section of the Toronto Western Spasmodic Torticollis Scale.},
  author={Cynthia L. Comella and Glenn T. Stebbins and Christopher G{\"o}tz and Teresa A Chmura and Susan Bressman and Anthony E Lang},
  journal={Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society},
  year={1997},
  volume={12 4},
  pages={570-5}
}
The Toronto Western Spasmodic Torticollis Rating Scale (TWSTRS) assesses the character and severity of cervical dystonia (CD). We developed a teaching tape of the TWSTRS scoring for the motor symptoms of CD. The tape provides investigators with visual representations of each component of the motor section of the TWSTRS as agreed upon by three independently scoring raters. The rate of agreement for the nondichotomous components was always significant, with a Kendall's coefficient of concordance… CONTINUE READING

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