INCAT Disability Scale. Score. Arm Disability. Score. Leg Disability. 0. No upper limb problems. 0. Walking not affected. 1. Symptoms, in 1 arm or both arms, not. Background: The INCAT (Inflammatory Neuropathy Cause and Treatment) disability score is a measure of activity limitation. It is used frequently. ABSTRACT: Background: The INCAT (Inflammatory Neuropa- thy Cause and Treatment) disability score is a measure of activ- ity limitation.

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Support Center Support Center. Muscle Nerve 14 — Epub May As the description of these analyses was rather complex, we decided to present the data as such, for clarity.

Erasmus Medical Centre, Test procedures and treatment All participants gave informed consent before the study. Please enter a personalized message to the authors. Sign In Join Now. Oxford University Press, Assessments were carried out randomly. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 72 — Obstetrics and Gynecology A methodological framework for assessing health indices Kirshner et al. Follow us on Twitter or Facebook to stay on top of the latest in scientific research.

Carolina Barnett Toronto General Hospital. Intravenous immunoglobulin versus intravenous methylprednisolone for chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy: The ODSS has good construct validity with reliability values ranging from 0.


Still can’t find the full text of the article? Stroke 19 — Evaluating neurological outcome measures: Although inat INCAT scale has been an effective tool in inflammatory polyneuropathy studies, its limitations may warrant development of new scales.

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More detailed explanations for your need are more likely to get a response. Request Full Text Paper. All but one mildly affected patient was initially treated with intravenous immunoglobulin Ig.

Allergy and Immunology Long-term remission of CIDP after pulsed dexamethasone or short-term prednisolone treatment Eftimov et al. J Peripher Nerv Syst Then, press proceed to send the authors a message. Weaknesses of the scale include concerns about methodological quality of validation studies; failure to properly capture activity limitations due to proximal arm weakness, or fatigue; heavy individual item weighting; and poor sensitivity for detection of clinically important change.

We can help you send a request to the authors directly. These values showed a higher association with changes in ODSS: Strengths of the INCAT score include evaluation of upper and lower limb dysfunction, ease of administration feasibilityhigh face validity, and high reliability.

Muscle Nerve Aug 17;50 2: Randomized controlled trial of intravenous immunoglobulin versus oral prednisolone in scode inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy Hughes et al. During these investigations, we questioned whether the ODSS, an instrument applied by clinicians, would have the best correlation with patients’ own disahility of their clinical condition, when compared with other disability scales.


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Manual and interpretation guide. The ethics committee of the Erasmus University Hospital approved the study. Secondly, because the examined group consisted of only 20 patients, it is not clear whether the same rank ordering can be generated in a more substantial group of patients. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC.

Ann Neurol 27 Suppl S21—S Outcome measures in immune-mediated neuropathies: All participants gave informed consent before the study. Neurology 41 — J Chron Dis Getting closer to patients: Ann Neurol 50 — Measurements in inct rehabilitation. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 60 — A higher correlation with ODSS changes was also found in the rating scores of the patients. Please type a message to the paper’s authors to explain your need for the paper.

The ODSS covers not only mobility disturbances but also upper limb dysfunction. Thank You We have submitted diability request – we will update you on status within the next 24 hours.