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2020 Apr

Neurol Sci



Self-perceptions on cognitive versus motor disability among neurologists.


Toossi S, Schlick KH, Lahiri S
Neurol Sci. 2020 Apr; 41(4):795-797.
PMID: 31776868.


The modified Rankin Scale is a functional outcome measure that disproportionately represents motor deficits. We hypothesize that among physicians who most commonly use the modified Rankin Scale to counsel patients on neurological treatment options, personal perception of acceptable or optimal outcome may be discordant with those described in clinical trials.