Modified Rankin Scale (MRS)

Purpose of the measure

The MRS is a single item, global outcomes rating scale for patients
post-stroke. It is used to categorize level of functional independence
with reference to pre-stroke activities rather than on observed
performance of a specific task.

Author*: Lisa Zeltzer, MSc OT

Editors: Nicol Korner-Bitensky, PhD OT; Elissa Sitcoff, BA BSc; Sabrina Figueiredo, BSc

Evidence reviewed as of before 19-08-2008

NOTE: *The authors have no direct financial interest in any tools,
tests or interventions presented in StrokEngine-assessment.