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Motor Neurone Disease Dyspnoea Rating Scale (MDRS) for Dyspnea

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with motor neuron disease (MND) for dyspnea using the MND Dyspnea Rating Scale (MDRS).

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

G12.2, R06.0

Description:

The MND Dyspnoea Rating Scale (MDRS) is a questionnaire for evaluating the dyspnea felt by a person with a motor neuron disease (MND). It uses 16 items divided into 3 subscales to assess different aspects of the condition. The scale can be monitored over time to help determine disease progression and/or the impact of interventions. The authors are from the University of Liverpool in the England.

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