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Rapid Disability Rating Scale

Purpose:

To use the Rapid Disability Rating Scale to rapidly assess the degree of disability for a patient, especially in the geriatric population.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, comorbid conditions, disability and performance

ICD-10:

A00-B99, C00-D49, D50-D89, E00-E89, F01-F99, G00-G99, H00-H59, H60-H95, I00-I99, J00-J99, K00-K95, L00-L99, M00-M99, N00-N99, O00-O99, P00-P96, Q00-Q99, R00-R99, S00-T88, V00-Y99, Z00-Z99

Description:

The Rapid Disability Rating Scale can be used to assess the level of patient disability, especially in the elderly. It is useful for monitoring over time, to see if the patient is improving, stable or worsening. 

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