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Simpson Angus Rating Scale

Name: Simpson Angus Rating Scale
Description: The SAS is a 10-item instrument used to evaluate the presence and severity of parkinsonian symptomatology. It is the most commonly used rating scale for Parkinsonism in clinical trials over the past 25 years. The ten items focus on rigidity rather than bradykinesia, and do not assess subjective rigidity or slowness. Items are rated for severity on a 0-4 scale, with definitions given for each anchor point.
Abbreviation: SAS
Has role: Movement control assessment
Super-category: Rating scale
URL: Simpson G.M., Angus, J.W.S.(1970). A rating scale for extrapyramidal side effects. Acta Psychiatry Scand (Suppl), 212, 11-19.
*Id: birnlex_3047
Related condition/disease: Parkinson's disease
Organism: Human
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AbbrevSAS  +
Created14 March 2008  +
CurationStatusuncurated  +
DefiningCitationSimpson G.M., Angus, J.W.S.(1970). A rating scale for extrapyramidal side effects. Acta Psychiatry Scand (Suppl), 212, 11-19.  +
DefinitionThe SAS is a 10-item instrument used to ev The SAS is a 10-item instrument used to evaluate the presence and severity of parkinsonian symptomatology. It is the most commonly used rating scale for Parkinsonism in clinical trials over the past 25 years. The ten items focus on rigidity rather than bradykinesia, and do not assess subjective rigidity or slowness. Items are rated for severity on a 0-4 scale, with definitions given for each anchor point. h definitions given for each anchor point.
Has roleMovement control assessment  +
Idbirnlex_3047  +
LabelSimpson Angus Rating Scale  +
ModifiedDate7 July 2014  +
Related diseaseParkinson's disease  +
SpeciesHuman  +
SuperCategoryRating scale  +
UmlscuiC0450978  +