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Stroke Scales


The five stroke scales in this section are used to evaluate a stroke patient, immediately or subsequently to experiencing an acute stroke.

  1. Barthel Index
  • www.strokecenter.org/trials/scales/barthel.pdf
  1. Glasgow Outcome Scale
  • www.strokecenter.org/trials/scales/glasgow_outcome.html
  1. Hunt and Hess Classification of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • www.strokecenter.org/trials/scales/hunt_hess.html
  1. Modified Rankin Scale
  • www.strokecenter.org/trials/scales/modified_rankin.pdf
  1. NIH Stroke Scale
  • www.ninds.nih.gov/doctors/
  • http://www.strokeassociation.org/presenter.jhtml

Prehospital Stroke Scales

BREMSS The Birmingham Regional Emergency Medical Services System

  • www.bremss.org
  • http://bremss.com/strokeentrycriteriabrochure/strokeentrycriteriabrochure.pdf

Cincinnati Prehospital Stroke Scale

  • www.strokecenter.org/trials/scales/cincinnati.html

Dallas Stroke Council Stroke Evaluation Sheet

  • biotel.ws/protocolsHTML/
  • Protocols2004/StrokeEvalSheet.asp

Los Angeles Prehospital Stroke Screen

  • www.strokecenter.org/trials/scales/lapss.html

Miami Emergency Neurologic Deficit (MEND) Checklists

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