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Table 3 NIHSS and mNIHSS score system

From: Sevoflurane versus PRopofol combined with Remifentanil anesthesia Impact on postoperative Neurologic function in supratentorial Gliomas (SPRING): protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Item NIHSS mNIHSS Score
1a LOC [deleted] 0 = Alert
1 = Arousable by minor stimulation
2 = Arousable by strong/repeated stimulation
3 = Unresponsive
1b LOC questions 0 = Answers both correctly
1 = Answers one correctly
2 = Answers neither correctly
1c LOC Commands 0 = Performs both tasks correctly
1 = Performs one task correctly
2 = Performs neither task
2 Gaze 0 = Normal
1 = Parial gaze pulsy
2 = Forced deviation
3 Visual 0 = Normal
1 = Partial hemianopia
2 = Complete hemianopia
3 = Bilateral hemianopia
4 Facial Palsy [deleted] 0 = Normal
1 = Minor
2 = Parial
3 = Complete
5a Motor Arm (left) 0 = No drift
1 = Drift before 10s
2 = Falls before 10s
3 = No effort against gravity
4 = No movement
UN = Amputation or joint fusion
explain:
5b Motor Arm (right)
6a Motor Leg (left)
6b Motor Leg (right)
7 Limb Ataxia [deleted] 0 = Absent
1 = In one limb
2 = In two Limb
UN = Amputation or joint fusion
8 Sensory In NIHSS:
0 = Normal
1 = Mild-to-Moderate loss
2 = Severe to total loss
In mNIHSS:
0 = Normal
1 = Abnormal
9 Language 0 = Normal
1 = Mild-to-Moderate aphasia
2 = Severe aphasia
3 = Mute or global aphasia
10 Dysarthria [deleted] 0 = Normal
1 = Mild-to-Moderate
2 = Severe
UN=Intubated
11 Extinction and Inattention 0 = Normal
1 = Visual, tactile, auditory, spatial, or personal inattention
2 = Profound hemi-inattention or extinction to more than one modality
  1. NIHSS National Institute of Health stroke scale, mNIHSS modified National Institute of Health stroke scale, LOC Level of Consciousness
  2. The total score in NIHSS and mNIHSS are 42 and 31 respectively