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Stroke Recovery of Activities of Daily Living & Mobility (RAM) Index

Purpose:

To estimate the probability that a patient recovering from a stroke will achieve at least partial functional independence.

Specialty:

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

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, disability and performance, social activities, family and friends

ICD-10:

I61, I62, I63, I64

Description:

Stineman et al developed a score for predicting how likely a patient recovering from a stroke will achieve partial functional independence. This can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management or a novel therapy. The authors are from the University of Pennsylvania and State University of New York at Buffalo.

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