INCAT Disability Scale. Score. Arm Disability. Score. Leg Disability. 0. No upper limb problems. 0. Walking not affected. 1. Symptoms, in 1 arm or both arms, not. Background: The INCAT (Inflammatory Neuropathy Cause and Treatment) disability score is a measure of activity limitation. It is used frequently. ABSTRACT: Background: The INCAT (Inflammatory Neuropa- thy Cause and Treatment) disability score is a measure of activ- ity limitation.

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Secondly, because the examined group dissability of only 20 patients, it is not clear whether the same rank ordering can be generated in a more substantial group of patients. Open in a separate window.

It is used frequently as a primary endpoint in inflammatory polyneuropathy clinical trials. Understanding the consequences of chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy from impairments to activity and participation restrictions and reduced quality of life: The ethics committee of the Erasmus University Hospital approved the study.

A methodological framework for assessing health indices Kirshner et al. All patients met the international criteria for their illness. Muscle Nerve 14 — Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer.

Univariate linear regressions were carried out, including a restricted cubic spline function on independent variables see section Statistics and Herndon and Harrell; 14 intraclass correlation coefficients are shown. Intravenous immunoglobulin versus intravenous methylprednisolone for chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy: Outcome measures in immune-mediated neuropathies: Please type a message to the paper’s authors to explain your need for the paper.


Ann Neurol 27 Suppl S21—S All but one mildly affected patient was initially treated with intravenous immunoglobulin Ig. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry.

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Allergy and Immunology Manual and interpretation guide. We can help you send a request to the authors directly. Sign In Join Now. Evaluating neurological outcome measures: Ari Breiner University of Toronto Canada.

J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry Please review our privacy policy. Two hundred and one visits were completed. Muscle Nerve 28 93— Neurology 59 84— WHO, [ PubMed ].

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These values showed a higher association with changes in ODSS: All participants gave informed consent before the study. With respect to the aims of this study, some methodological issues need to be considered.

Measurements in neurological rehabilitation. Sign up for further access to Scientific Publications and Authors! Critical analysis of measurement properties. Randomized controlled trial of intravenous immunoglobulin versus oral prednisolone in chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy Hughes et al. Getting closer to patients: Strengths of the INCAT score include evaluation of upper and lower limb dysfunction, ease of administration feasibilityhigh face validity, and high reliability.

References Supplied by CrossRef. The complete mitochondrial genome of Channa marulius Perciformes: Yale University Press, All patients experienced deficits in daily functional activities.


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World Health Organization International classification of impairments, disabilities, and handicaps. The ODSS has good construct validity with reliability values ranging from 0. Follow us on Twitter or Facebook to stay on top of the latest disxbility scientific research. Merkies I S J. During these investigations, we questioned whether the ODSS, an instrument applied by clinicians, would have the best correlation with patients’ own judgement of their clinical condition, when compared with other disability scales.

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The leg scale highlights problems with walking, taking into account the use of a device. Published online Mar Twelve patients with CIDP responsive to intravenous Ig needed interval treatment with intravenous Ig to sccore the achieved improvement. Commun Stat Theory Methods 19 — Muscle Nerve Aug 17;50 2: Weaknesses of the scale include concerns about methodological quality of validation studies; failure to properly capture activity limitations due to dixability arm weakness, or fatigue; heavy individual item weighting; and poor sensitivity for detection of clinically important change.