Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Functional Composite (MSFC)
What it measures:
Limitations and unidimensionality of prior existing functional status outcomes such as the Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS); 3 component parts: Timed 25‐foot Walk Test (T25FW), 9‐Hole Peg Test (9HPT) and 3‐second version of Paced Auditory Serial Addition Test (PASAT‐3) 1
Multiple sclerosis (MS)
MS EDGE Recommendations
Recommendations for use from the Neurology Section of APTA's Multiple Sclerosis Taskforce (MS EDGE), Parkinson’s Taskforce (PD EDGE), Spinal Cord Injury Taskforce (PD EDGE), Stroke Taskforce (StrokEDGE), Traumatic Brain Injury Taskforce (TBI EDGE), and Vestibular Taskforce (VEDGE) are listed below. These recommendations were developed by a panel of research and clinical experts using a modified Delphi process:
Highly recommended for outpatient rehabilitation settings
Recommended for inpatient rehabilitation, skilled nursing facility, and home health settings
Not recommended for acute care settings
Recommended based on EDSS classifications 0.0-3.5, 4.0-5.5, 6.0-7.5, and 8.0-9.5
For detailed information about how recommendations were made, please visit: http://www.neuropt.org/go/healthcare-professionals/neurology-section-outcome-measures-recommendations
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