Canadian Neurological Scale (CNS)

Purpose of the measure

The Canadian Neurological Scale (CNS) was developed as a simple tool to be used in the evaluation and monitoring of neurological status of patients with stroke in the acute phase (Cote, Hachinski, Shurvell, Norris & Wolfson, 1986).

Author*: Katie Marvin, MSc. PT (Candidate)
Expert Reviewer: Dr. Robert Cote, MD
Editors: Annabel McDermott, OT; Nicol Korner-Bitensky, PhD OT

Evidence reviewed as of before 09-01-2012

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