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Medical Research Council (MRC) Dyspnea Scale and Modifications (Fletcher Scale)

Purpose:

To grade the degree of breathlessness and dyspnea in a patient using the MRC breathlessness scale.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

ICD-10:

F45.3

Description:

The Medical Research Council (MRC) of Great Britain developed a scale for describing the severity of dyspnea.

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