UFMG Sydenham's Chorea Rating Scale (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.