The European Stroke Scale.

  title={The European Stroke Scale.},
  author={L Hantson and Willy de Weerdt and Jacques de Keyser and Hans Christoph Diener and Claus Franke and Ragnar Palm and M Van Orshoven and H Schoonderwalt and N De Klippel and Luc Herroelen},
  volume={25 11},
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE For detecting therapeutic effect and matching of treatment groups in stroke trials, a scale that meets the clinimetric criteria is of the utmost importance. METHODS The European Stroke Scale consists of 14 items selected for their specificity and their prognostic value. It is designed for patients with middle cerebral artery stroke. Interrater reliability, internal consistency, and time for completion were investigated in 74 patients. Intrarater reliability was studied… CONTINUE READING