MDS Rating Scales

Pablo Martinez Martin             

Pablo                                 Glenn T. Stebbins
Martinez-Martin        Co-Chair
Co-Chair                                                       

 

Program Overview

To support the Society’s efforts and management of MDS-owned rating scales including scale licensing, translation, marketing, education and training. To oversee the development of standardized scales in the field of Movement Disorders. To conduct reviews of clinical rating scales through a scientific approach; and provide guidance on electronic assessment tools and electronic implementation of rating scales.
 

MDS Rating Scales Program Committees
 
  • Rating Scales Executive Committee
  • Rating Scales Review Committee
  • Rating Scales Translation Steering Committee
  • Rating Scales Translation Committee
  • Rating Scales Electronic Development Ad Hoc Committee
  • Rating Scales Education and Training Program Committee

 

Critiques and Recommendations published in Movement Disorders by the Rating Scales Review Committee

2015

Anxiety Rating Scales in Parkinson's disease: Critique and Recommendations
Leentjens AF, Dujardin K, Marsh L, Martinez-Martin P, Richard IH, Starkstein SE, Weintraub D, Sampaio C, Poewe W, Rascol O, Stebbins GT, Goetz CG.  Mov Disord 2008; 23(14): 2015-2025.

2013

Task Force Report: Scales for Screening and Evaluating Tremor
Rodger Elble, MD, PhD, Peter Bain, MD, Maria Jo~ao Forjaz, PhD, Dietrich Haubenberger, MD, Claudia Testa, MD, PhD,
Christopher G. Goetz, MD, Albert F. G. Leentjens, MD, PhD, Pablo Martinez-Martin, MD, PhD,
Anne Pavy-Le Traon, MD, PhD, Bart Post, MD, PhD, Cristina Sampaio, MD, PhD, Glenn T. Stebbins, PhD,
Daniel Weintraub, MD, and Anette Schrag, PhD, FRCP. Mov Disord. 2013 Sept. 3. DOI: 10.1002/mds.25648

Measurement of Costs and Scales for Outcome Evaluation in Health Economic Studies of Parkinson's disease
Dodel R, Jönsson B, Reese JP, Winter Y, Martinez-Martin P, Holloway R, Sampaio C, Ruzicka E, Hawthorne G, Oertel W, Poewe W, Stebbins G, Rascol O, Goetz CG, Schrag A. Mov Disord. 2013 Jul 16. doi: 10.1002/mds.25571. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23861335.

Dystonia Rating Scales: Critiques and Recommendations
Alberto Albanese, Francesca Del Sorbo, Cynthia Comella, H. A. Jinnah, Jonathan W. Mink, Bart Post, Marie Vidailhet, Jens Volkmann, Thomas T. Warner, Albert F.G. Leentjens, Pablo Martinez-Martin, Glenn T. Stebbins, Christopher G. Goetz, Anette Schrag Mov Disord 2013 July 15.

2011

Health-Related Quality-of-Life Scales in Parkinson's disease: Critique and Recommendations
Pablo Martinez-Martin, Martine Jeukens-Visser, Kelly E. Lyons, C. Rodriguez-Blazquez, Caroline Selai, Andrew Siderowf, Mickie Welsh, Werner Poewe, Oliver Rascol, Cristina Sampaio, Glenn T. Stebbins, Christopher G. Goetz and Anette Schrag. Mov Disord 2011 July 6.

Wearing-off Scales in Parkinson's disease: Critique and Recommendations
Angelo Antonini, Pablo Martinez-Martin, Ray K. Chaudhuri, Marcelo Merello, Robert Hauser, Regina Katzenschlager, Per Odin, Mark Stacy, Fabrizio Stocchi, Werner Poewe, Oliver Rascol, Cristina Sampaio, Anette Schrag, Glenn T. Stebbins, Christopher G. Goetz Mov Disord 2011 June 20.

The Movement Disorders Task Force Review of Dysautonomia Rating Scales in Parkinson's disease with Regard to Symptoms of Orthostatic Hypotension
Traon AP, Amarenco G, Duerr S, Kaufmann H, Lahrmann H, Shaftman SR, Tison F, Wenning GK, Goetz CG, Poewe W, Sampaio C, Schrag A, Stebbins GT, Rascol O. Mov Disord. 2011 May 5.

2010

Scales to Assess Sleep Impairment in Parkinson's disease: Critique and Recommendations
Högl B, Arnulf I, Comella C, Ferreira J, Iranzo A, Tilley B, Trenkwalder C, Poewe W, Rascol O, Sampaio C, Stebbins GT, Schrag A, Goetz CG. Mov Disord. 2010 Dec 15;25(16):2704-16.

Task Force Report on Scales to Assess Dyskinesia in Parkinson’s Disease: Critique and Recommendations
Carlo Colosimo, Pablo Martínez-Martín, Giovanni Fabbrini, Robert A. Hauser, Marcelo Merello, Janis Miyasaki, Werner Poewe, Cristina Sampaio, Olivier Rascol, Glenn T. Stebbins, Anette Schrag, Christopher G. Goetz; Mov Disord 2010; 25(9): 1131–1142.

Fatigue Rating Scales Critique and Recommendations by The Movement Disorder Society Task Force on Rating Scales for Parkinson’s Disease
Joseph H. Friedman, Guido Alves, Peter Hagell, Johan Marinus, Laura Marsh, Pablo Martinez-Martin, Christopher G. Goetz, Werner Poewe, Olivier Rascol, Cristina Sampaio, Glenn Stebbins, Anette Schrag; Mov Disord 2010; 25(7): 805-822.

2009

Dysautonomia Rating Scales in Parkinson's disease: Sialorrhea, Dysphagia, and Constipation: Critique and Recommendations by Movement Disorders Task Force on Rating Scales for Parkinson's disease
Evatt ML, Chaudhuri KR, Chou KL, Cubo E, Hinson V, Kompoliti K, Yang C, Poewe W, Rascol O, Sampaio C, Stebbins GT, Goetz CG. Mov Disord. 2009 Apr 15;24(5):635-46.

2008

Scales to Assess Psychosis in Parkinson's disease: Critique and Recommendations
Hubert H. Fernandez, MD, Dag Aarsland, MD, Gilles Fénelon, MD, Joseph H. Friedman, MD, Laura Marsh, MD, Alexander I. Tröster, PhD, Werner Poewe, MD, Olivier Rascol, MD, Cristina Sampaio, MD, Glenn T. Stebbins, PhD, Christopher G. Goetz, MD. Mov Disord 2008; 23(4):484-500

Apathy and Anhedonia Rating Scales in Parkinson's disease: Critique and Recommendations
Albert F.G. Leentjens, MD, PhD, Kathy Dujardin, PhD, Laura Marsh, MD, Pablo Martinez-Martin, MD, PhD, Irene H. Richard, MD, Sergio E. Starkstein, MD, Daniel Weintraub, MD, Cristina Sampaio, MD, Werner Poewe, MD, Oliver Rascol, MD, Glenn T. Stebbins, PhD, Christopher G. Goetz, MD. Mov Disord Published Online August 16 2008

2007

Movement Disorder Society-sponsored revision of the Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale (MDS-UPDRS): Process, Format, and Clinimetric Testing Plan
Christopher G. Goetz, Stanley Fahn, Pablo Martinez-Martin, Werner Poewe, Cristina Sampaio, Glenn T. Stebbins, Matthew B. Stern, Barbara C. Tilley, Richard Dodel, Bruno Dubois, Robert Holloway, Joseph Jankovic, Jaime Kulisevsky, Anthony E. Lang, Andrew Lees, Sue Leurgans, Peter A. LeWitt, David Nyenhuis, C. Warren Olanow, Olivier Rascol, Anette Schrag, Jeanne A. Teresi, Jacobus J. Van Hilten, Nancy LaPelle. Mov Disord 2007; 22(1):41-47

Depression Rating Scales in Parkinson's disease: Critique and Recommendations
Schrag A, Barone P, Brown RG, Leetjens AF, McDonald Wm, Starkstein S, Weinbraub D, Poewe W, Rascol O, Sampaio C, Stebbins GT, Goetz CG. Movement Disorders 2007; 22(8):1077-1092.

2004

Movement Disorder Society Task Force report on the Hoehn and Yahr staging scale: Status and Recommendations
Goetz CG, Poewe W, Rascol O, Sampaio C, Stebbin GT, Counsell C, Giladi N, Holloway RG, Moore CG, Wennig GK, Yahr MD, Seidl L. Mov Disord 2004; 19(9): 1020-1028.

2003

Movement Disorder Society Task Force on Rating Scales for Parkinson's disease: The Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS): Status and recommendations
Mov Disord 2003; 18(7):738-750.

See also: Task Force for Developing the MDS-UPDRS and Rating Scales

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