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MacMaster and Toronto Rheumatoid Arthritis Patient Preference Disability Questionnaire (MACTAR) unkown   Patient-completed, disease-specific measure of functional disability that quantifies the specific functional priorities of the patient. Comprises a standardised menu of 'activities affected by your arthritis'. Up to 5 areas are identified and ranked in or   unkown   0.551  
Marshal Score for Follow-up Evaluation of Athletes after Knee Ligament Surgery Marshall JL Fetto JF Botero PM. Tegner Y Lysholm J.   Marshall et al developed a scoring system for the followup evaluation of athletes after knee ligament surgery. This can help monitor recovery and improvement in function after surgery. The authors are from the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City   Clin Orthopaedics and Related Research   0.158  
Mathew Stroke Scale Mathew NT, Rivera VM, Meyer JS, Charney JZ, Hartmann A.   Mathew Stroke Scale   Lancet   0.106  
Mc Gill Home Recording Card for Pain Melzack R.   The McGill Home Recording Card can help a person with pain keep track of the pain and its influence on his or her life over time. This can help the physician adjust medications or add adjunctive therapies to improve the patient's quality of life. It was d   Pain   0.102  
McGill Pain Questionnaire Melzack R. Stein C Mendl G.   Patient-completed questionnaire to specify subjective pain experience using 3 word descriptors - sensory, affective and evaluative. 3 measures can be derived: pain rating index (PRI), based on numerical values assigned to each word descriptor; present pai   Pain   0.249  
MDS Cognitive Performance Scale Morris JN Fries BE   The Minimum Data Set (MDS) Cognitive Performance Scale (CPS) can be used to evaluate the level of cognitive impairment affecting a patient in a nursing home. This can help management planning for the patient   J Gerontology.   0.095  
Metabolic equivalence of professional, leisure and sporting activities (METS) Vanhees L.   METS   Physical Therapy/Kinesiology   0.046  
Michigan Hand Outcome Questionnaire Chung KC Pillsbury MS   The Michigan Hand Outcomes Questionnaire was developed to measure health state domains important to patients with hands disorders. The instrument can be used to evaluate a patient prior to hand surgery and to monitor function after the surgery. The author   J Hand Surgery.   0.143  
Migraine Disability Assessment Score Stewart WF Lipton RB   The Migraine Disability Assessment (MIDAS) Score is a simple score for determining the impact of migraine headaches on a person's ability to function in work home and social situations. It can be followed over time to monitor a person's response to interv   Neurology   0.057  
Mini Mental State Examination (MMS) Folstein MF, Folstein SE, McHugh PR.   Staff-completed screening test measuring cognitive mental status, in 2 parts with a total of 11 questions. Part 1 requires vocal responses and covers orientation, memory and attention. Part 2 tests ability to name, follow verbal and written commands, writ   J Psychiatr Res.   0.009  
Minimum Change in the Roland Disability Questionnaire Stratford PW Binkley J   Straford et al identified the level of change in a patient’s score from the Roland-Morris questionnaire for low back pain to detect a clinically significant clinical change. This can help the interpretation of the scores over time and to determine the eff   Physical Therapy.   0.129  
Modified Ashworth Scale (see Ashworth scale) un   Staff-completed manual test of muscle spasticity. Involves applying rapid manual movement of the limb through the range of motion to passively stretch specific muscle groups. A 5-point ordinal scale grades the resistance encountered during the passive str     0.041  
Modified Behavioral Pain Scale (MBPS) in infants Taddio A Nulman I   Taddio et al modified the Behavioral Pain Scale (BPS) of Robieux et al for use with infants during office procedures such as immunizations   J Pain Symptom Manage   0.084  
Modified Objective Pain Score in children betwwen 2 and 11 years Wilson GAM Doyle E.   Wilson and Doyle used a modification of the Objective Pain Score (OPS) to assess pain in children. It is intended for evaluation of post-operative pain and can be used by the child's parents   Anaesthesia   0.091  
Modified Rankin Scale Rankin J. Bonita R, Beaglehole R. Van Swieten JC, Koudstaal PJ, Visser MC, Schouten HJ, van Gijn J.   Scale assessing Recovery of motor function after stroke   Stroke   0.009  
Modified Somatic Perception Questionnaire Main CJ.   The Modified Somatic Perception Questionnaire (MSPQ) is a 13 item self-report scale for patients with chronic pain or disabilities. It can help identify somatic complaints that may be associated with psychological responses such as anxiety or depression.   J Psychosomatic Research   0.065  
Morbidity Assessment Index for Newborns Verma A Okun NB   The Morbidity Assessment Index for Newborns (MAIN) can be used to evaluate newborn infants for morbidity. The tool is intended to allow comparison of the impact from obstetrical therapeutic strategies on neonatal outcomes   Am J Obstet Gynecol.   0.262  
Motor Coordination in Young Children (Charlop-Atwell Scale) Charlop M Atwell CW.   Charlop and Atwell developed a scale for assessing gross motor coordination in children between the ages of 4 and 6 years. It is intended to be quick and easily used without the need for specialized equipment   Perceptual and Motor Skills.   0.221  
Motor Neuron Disease Dyspnoea Rating Scale Dougan CF Connell CO   The MND Dyspnoea Rating Scale (MDRS) is a questionnaire for evaluating the dyspnea felt by a person with a motor neuron disease (MND). It uses 16 items divided into 3 subscales to assess different aspects of the condition. The scale can be monitored over   J Neurological Sciences   0.076  
Motricity Index (MI) Collin C Wade D.   Staff-completed index of limb movement aiming to measure general motor impairment. 3 movements for each limb are assessed based on the MRC strength grades and weighted, 0 for no movement, 9 for palpable movement, 14 for movement seen, 19 for full range ag   J Neurology Neurosurg Psychiatry   0.074  
Multiple Sclerosis Functional Composite Jill S. Fischer,Amy J. Jak, Judith E. Kniker, Richard A. Rudick, Gary Cutter,   Three variables are recommended as primary measures in a Multiple Sclerosis Functional Composite (MSFC):1) Timed 25-Foot walk; 2) 9-Hole Peg Test (9-HPT); and 3) Paced Auditory Serial Addition Test (PASAT-3” version)   National MS Society’s Clinical Outcomes Assessment Task   0.335  
Multiple Sclerosis Impact Scale Hobart J Lamping D   The Multiple Sclerosis Impact Scale (MSIS-29) can be used measure therapeutic outcome in a patient with multiple sclerosis (MS). The scale contains 20 physical and 9 psychological items.The authors are from the Institute of Neurology (London) London Schoo   Brain   0.053  
Muscle Strength Scale Miller DW Hahn JF.   Major skeletal muscles can be functionally assessed for their strength. Muscles are evaluated individually with comparison to that of the same muscle on the opposite side of the body. Muscle strength can be monitored over time to follow progression or rem   Youmans JR. Neurological Surgery 4 edition.   0.1  
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