Rush Dyskinesia Rating Scale (RDRS)

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Rush Dyskinesia Rating Scale (RDRS)


Acronym: RDRS

Authors: Christopher G. Goetz, Glenn T. Stebbins, Anthony E. Lang, Doris A. Chernik, Teresa A, Chmura, Eric Ahlskog, Ernest Dorflinger.

The Rush Dyskinesia Rating Scale (RDRS), developed by the Movement Disorder Society (MDS), was created to objectively assess severity of overall dyskinesia based on interference in activities of daily living, to distinguish between chorea, dystonia, and other types of dyskinesia observed and to identify the most disabling form of dyskinesia.

Original Publication View the Scale (PDF)

Year Published: 1994

Scale Last Updated: Unchanged since publication

Assessment Type: ClinRO

Estimated Time to Complete: 5 minutes

Available Translations: None

Additional Scale Publications:

Colosimo C, Martinez-Martin P, Fabbrini G, Hauser RA, Merello M, Miyasaki J, Poewe W, Sampaio C, Rascol O, Stebbins GT, Schrag A, Goetz CG. Task force report on scales to assess dyskinesia in Parkinson’s disease: Critique and recommendations. Movement Disorders, 2010 July; 25(9):1131-1142

Goetz CG, Stebbins GT, Chung KA, Hauser RA, Miyasaki JM, Nicholas AP, Poewe W, Seppi K, Rascol O, Stacy MA, Nutt JG, Tanner CM, Urkowitz A, Jaglin JA, Ge S. Which dyskinesia scale best detects treatment response? Movement Disorders. 2013 Mar; 28(3): 341-346.

Peterson DA, Berque P, Jabusch HC, Altenmüller E, Frucht SJ. Rating scales for musician's dystonia: the state of the art. Neurology. 2013 Aug 6;81(6):589-98.

MDS-Owned Rating Scales   

Global Assessment Scale for Wilson's Disease (GAS for WD)

Global Dystonia Scale (GDS)

MDS-Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale (MDS-UPDRS)

MDS Non-Motor Rating Scale (MDS-NMS)

Modified Bradykinesia Rating Scale (MBRS)

Non-Motor Symptoms Scale (NMSS)

Non-Motor Symptoms Questionnaire (NMSQ)

Non-Motor Fluctuation Assessment (NoMoFA) Questionnaire

PKAN Disease Rating Scale (PKAN-DRS)

Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Clinical Deficits Scale (PSP-CDS)

Quality of Life Essential Tremor Questionnaire (QUEST)

Rating Scale for Psychogenic Movement Disorders (PMD)

Rush Dyskinesia Rating Scale (RDRS)

Rush Video-Based Tic Rating Scale

SCales for Outcomes in PArkinson’s disease - Autonomic Dysfunction (SCOPA-AUT)

SCales for Outcomes in PArkinson’s disease – Diary Card (SCOPA-DC)

SCales for Outcomes in PArkinson’s disease – Psychiatric Complications (SCOPA-PC)

SCales for Outcomes in PArkinson’s disease – Psychosocial Functioning​ (SCOPA-PS)

SCales for Outcomes in PArkinson’s disease – Sleep (SCOPA-SLEEP)

SCales for Outcomes in PArkinson's disease-COGnition (SCOPA-COG)

Short Parkinson's Evaluation Scale (SPES)/SCales for Outcomes in PArkinson’s disease – Motor Functions (SPES/SCOPA-Motor)

UFMG Sydenham's Chorea Rating Scale (USCRS)​

Unified Dyskinesia Rating Scale (UDysRS)

Unified Dystonia Rating Scale (UDRS)

Unified Multiple System Atrophy Rating Scale (UMSARS) 


For more information about all MDS Rating Scales, please contact the International Secretariat.

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