Leeds Adult Spasticity Impact Scale (LASIS)

 

Leeds Adult Spasticity Impact Scale (LASIS) Evaluation Summary

  What does the tool measure? Passive and low-level active function of the upper limb.
  What types of clients can the tool be used for? Patients with upper limb spasticity, including patients who have experienced a stroke.
  Is this a screening or assessment tool? Assessment tool
Time to administer 10 minutes
  Versions The LASIS was originally published as the Patient Disability and Carer Burden Scale, which included four dressing and grooming items that have been excluded from the current version of the LASIS.
Other Languages None reported
Measurement Properties
  Reliability

Internal consistency:
No studies have reported on the internal consistency of the LASIS.

Test-retest:
No studies have reported on the test-retest reliability of the LASIS.

Intra-rater:
No studies have reported on the intra-rater reliability of the LASIS.

Inter-rater:
No studies have reported on the inter-rater reliability of the LASIS.

  Validity

Content:
No studies have reported on the content validity of the LASIS.

Criterion:
Concurrent:
No studies have reported on the concurrent validity of the LASIS.

Predictive:
No studies have reported on the predictive validity of the LASIS.

Construct:
Convergent/Discriminant:
No studies have reported on the convergent/discriminant validity of the LASIS.

Known Groups:
No studies have reported on the known-groups validity of the LASIS.

  Floor/Ceiling Effects No studies have reported on the floor or ceiling effects of the LASIS.
  Does the tool detect change in patients? No studies have reported on the sensitivity of the LASIS in patients with stroke.
  Acceptability The LASIS is useful for patients with minimal or no active movement or function of the upper extremity.
Feasibility Administrative burden due to calculation of total score, but not complex.
How to obtain the tool? Information pending