UFMG Sydenham's Chorea Rating Scale (USCRS)

UFMG Sydenham's Chorea Rating Scale (USCRS)

Acronym: USCRS

Authors: Antonio Lucio Teixeira, Jr., Debora P. Maia, and Francisco Cardoso

The Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG) Sydenham’s Chorea Rating Scale (USCRS) was designed to provide a detailed quantitative description of the performance of activities of daily living, behavioral abnormalities, and motor function of subjects with SC. The scale comprises 27 items and each one is scored from 0 (no symptom or sign) to 4 (severe disability or finding).

Original Publication View the Scale (PDF)

Year Published: 2005

Scale Last Updated: Unchanged since publication

Assessment Type: ClinRO

Estimated Time to Complete: 20-30 minutes

Available Translations: None

Additional Scale Publications:
Teixeira Jr., Antônio Lúcio, Maia, Débora P., Cardoso, Francisco. UFMG Sydenham's chorea rating scale (USCRS): Reliability and consistency. 2005 January; 20 (5) 585-591.

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