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Table 1 Scandinavian Stroke Scale score

From: Research progress on the prediction of post-stroke epilepsy

Item Manifestations Score
1. Consciousness Fully conscious 6
Somnolent, can be awaked to full consciousness 4
Reacts to verbal command, but is not fully conscious 2
2. Eye movement No gaze palsy 4
Gaze palsy present 2
Conjugate eye deviation 0
3. Arm, motor power (motor power is assessed only on the affected side) Raises arm with normal strength 6
Raises arm with reduced strength 5
Raises arm with flexion in elbow 4
Can move, but not against gravity 2
Paralysis 0
4. Hand, motor power (motor power is assessed only on the affected side) Normal strength 6
Reduced strength in full range 4
Some movement, fingertips do not reach palm 2
Paralysis 0
5. Leg, motor power (motor power is assessed only on the affected side) Normal strength 6
Raises straight leg with reduced strength 5
Raises leg with flexion of knee 4
Can move, but not against gravity 2
Paralysis 0
6. Orientation Correct for time, place and person 6
Two of these 4
One of these 2
Completely disorientated 0
7. Speech No aphasia 10
Limited vocabulary or incoherent speech 6
More than yes/no, but no longer sentences 3
Only yes/no or less 0
8. Facial palsy None/dubious 2
Present 0
9. Gait Walks 5 m without aids 12
Walks with aids 9
Walks with help of another person 6
Sits without support 3
Bedridden/wheelchair 0
Maximal score   58