Modified Bradykinesia Rating Scale (MBRS)

The Modified Bradykinesia Rating Scale (MBRS) assesses speed, amplitude and rhythm of movements.

Topic
Service improvement
Symptoms
Treatments and medication
Stage
Complex
Diagnosis
End of life
Maintenance
Resource type
Tools
Profession
Doctor (Geriatrician)
Doctor (Neurologist)
Nurse (Parkinson's nurse)
Physiotherapist
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This tool can be used in diagnosis of Parkinson's and in assessing any impact that treatment may have had.

The MBRS has been found to be as reliable as the Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale. (Kishore et al 2007)

Movement Disorder Society (MDS) owned scales

The MDS requires a ratings scales permissions request form to be completed and submitted, with fees where applicable, before working with these tools.

You can download the scale below.

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Modified Bradykinesia Ratings Scale (PDF, 5KB)
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