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[Physical examination--measurement of muscle strength]

Abstract:

Measuring muscle strength and establishing paretic symptoms are done first of all by having the patient perform actions or movements that require normal muscle strength. Measuring or grading the strength of separate muscle groups is usually done by means of the so-called Medical Research Council (MRC) scale that runs from 0 to 5, with the movement against gravity as an important criterion. This scale is not very valid in tract 4 (more strength than needed to overcome gravity, but still subnor...

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Journal:
Nederlands tijdschrift voor geneeskunde
Volume:
145
Issue:
1
Pages:
19-23
Publication date:
2001-01-01
EISSN:
1876-8784
ISSN:
0028-2162
Source identifiers:
191307
Language:
Dutch; Flemish
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Pubs id:
pubs:191307
UUID:
uuid:20674bc6-8b19-4332-bc69-391c8a150651
Local pid:
pubs:191307
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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