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Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS) of Kurtzke for Patients with Multiple Sclerosis

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

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Description:

Kurtzke modified the Disability Status Scale (DSS) to allow for finer gradings of disability. It incorporates the functional system grades to help quantitate the findings. The author is from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

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