Unified Dystonia Rating Scale (UDRS)

The scale allows clinicians to evaluate the level of dystonia experienced by people affected by Parkinson's.

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Complex
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End of life
Maintenance
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Tools
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Doctor (Geriatrician)
Doctor (Neurologist)
Nurse (Parkinson's nurse)
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The Unified Dystonia Rating Scale (UDRS) allows clinicians to evaluate the level of dystonia experienced by people affected by Parkinson's.

It includes ratings for separate body areas and also a patient-reported rating for swallowing and speech. (Comella et al 2003)

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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Download scale (PDF, 100KB)
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Media name
Rating scales for dystonia: A multicenter assessment
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