Monday, March 1, 2010

-Grades for quantitative assessment of muscle power.

Grades for quantitative assessment of muscle power

Grade(0):-Total paralysis.
Grade(1):-Visible or palpable flicker of contraction but no movement of joint or limb.
Grade(2):-contraction of the muscle  only when the effect of gravity is eliminated.
Grade(3):-Normal movement against gravity but not against additional resistance.
Grade(4):-Normal movement against gravity and additional resistance but not in full range.
Grade(5):-Intact(Normal) muscle power.

Dr Ibrahim

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  1. Thanx Dr.Ibrahim..

    that gives a clear idea..

  2. what is grading of facial muscle????

  3. Thanks.helped me alot

  4. Dear Doctor,Can you please quote the name for this assessment scale?


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