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Berg Balance Scale (BBS)

Purpose:

To evaluate an elderly patient's balance using the Berg Balance Scale (BBS).

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

risk factors, disability and performance

ICD-10:

Description:

Berg et al developed an instrument for measuring balance in an elderly patient. This can help to identify a patient with impaired mobility who is at risk for fall injury.

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