The Medical Algorithms Project

Under Neurology section:

Glasgow Coma Scale
Children's Coma Scale (Modified Glasgow Coma Scale, Adelaide Coma Scale, Paediatric Coma Scale)
Blantyre Coma Scale for Young Children
COHMC Coma Scale for Brain-Injured Children
Edinburgh Coma Scales
Pittsburgh Brain Stem Score
Japan Coma Scale
The Reaction Level Scale (RLS85)
The Children's Coma Score from Children's Memorial Hospital for Young Children
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Criteria of Barkhof et al for a Brain Abnormality Associated with Clinically Definite Multiple Sclerosis
Prognostic Factors in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis
Criteria for Demonstrating Dissemination of CNS Lesions in Time on MRI Scan
Diagnostic Criteria for Multiple Sclerosis from the International Panel on the Diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis
Arteriovenous Malformations (AVM) and Intracranial Aneurysms Spetzler-Martin Scale for Grading Arteriovenous Malformations (AVM) of the Brain
Risk Factors of Janardhan et al for Morbidity After Intervention for an Incidental Intracranial Aneurysm
Risk Factors of Rinkel et al for Rupture of Intracranial Saccular Aneurysms
Simple Risk Equation of Kondziolka et al for Hemorrhage from an Arteriovenous Malformation
Shi-Chen Scale for Grading an Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Hunt and Hess Grading System for Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
World Federation of Neurologic Surgeons Grading System for Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Clinical Findings of Edlow and Caplan for a Patient with Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Prediction Tree of Germanson et al for Unfavorable Outcome at 3 Months After Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (SAH) in the NICSAH I Study
Grading Subarachnoid Hemorrhage on CT Scan Using the Score of Hijdra et al
Grading Subarachnoid Hemorrhage on CT Scan Using the Scheme of Fisher et al
Criteria of Fisher et al for Severe Arterial Vasospasm Associated with Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Sleep Measures of Sleep Quality
Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS)
Global Sleep Assessment Questionnaire (GSAQ)
Neurologic Disorders in the Newborn FATES Score for Neonatal Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy
Grading of Intraventricular Hemorrhage in Neonates
Identification of Neonates at Risk for Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy with the Urinary Lactate to Urinary Creatinine Ratio
Hepatic Encephalopathy Stages of Hepatic Encephalopathy
Minimal Hepatic Encephalopathy
Nomenclature for Hepatic Encephalopathy from the 11th World Congresses of Gastroenterology in Vienna
Grades of Conn for Asterixis (Liver Flap)
The PSE (Portal Systemic Encephalopathy) Index of Conn et al
Audiology Indications for Audiologic Evaluation in Children
Screening Test for Hearing Impairment in the Elderly
Identification of the Type of Hearing Loss Based on the Patient's Description
Stroke Assessment Prognosis in Stroke Patients Requiring Mechanical Ventilation
Guy's Prognostic Score After Stroke (Prognostic Score of Allen)
Simplified Guy's Score (G-score) After Stroke
Edinburgh Prognostic Score After Stroke
Orpington (Modified Edinburgh) Prognostic Score After Stroke
Clinical Examination Scale Following Acute Cerebral Infarction (NIH Stroke Scale, NIHSS)
Bedside Score for Identification of Nonhemorrhagic Ischemic Stroke
Cincinnati Prehospital Stroke Scale (CPSS)
Prognostic Score for Immediate Outcome After Cerebrovascular Accident of Rodrigues and Joshi
Modified NIH Stroke Scale
Rankin's Clinical Signs Associated With Poor Outcome After Stroke
Stroke Score of Frithz and Werner (Modified Mathew Score)
Out-of-Hospital NIH Stroke Scale
The European Stroke Scale
The Stroke Score of Mathew et al
The Toronto Stroke Scale
The Alberta Stroke Programme Early CT Score (ASPECTS) for Grading Acute Stroke
The Copenhagen Stroke Scale
The NINDS 3-Item Scale for Prediction of Stroke Recovery
The Los Angeles Prehospital Stroke Screen (LAPSS)
The Scandinavian Neurological Stroke Scale (SSS)
The Canadian Neurological Scale and Stroke Assessment System
The Hemispheric Stroke Scale (HSS) of Adams et al
Prognostic Scores of Counsell et al for a Patient After a Stroke
Siriraj Stroke Score
Prognostic Score of Misra et al for Predicting Recovery After a Supratentorial Intracerebral Hemorrhage with Hematoma
The ICH Score of Hemphill et al for Evaluating a Patient with a Stroke Complicated by Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Modified ICH Score of Cheung and Zou for Evaluating a Patient with a Stroke Complicated by Intracerebral Hemorrhage
The New ICH Score of Cheung and Zou for Evaluating a Patient with a Stroke Complicated by Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Grading Scheme of Qureshi for Arterial Occlusion in Acute Ischemic Stroke
Grading Scheme of Mori et al for Angiographic Recanalization of a Complete Cerebral Arterial Occlusion Following Thrombolytic Therapy
Stroke Risk Assessment and Prevention Measurement of Internal Carotid Stenosis Using CC, ECST and NASCET Criteria
Risk for Stroke in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation
Risk for Stroke in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation
Stroke Risk Profile Using Tabular Data for 10 Year Probability of Stroke Based on the Framingham Study
Stroke Risk Profile Using Equations for 1 to 10 Year Probability of Stroke Based on the Framingham Study
Short Term (90 Day) Risk of Stroke in Patients with Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
CHADS2 Classification Scheme for Predicting Stroke in a Patient with Atrial Fibrillation
Risk Factors Associated with Stroke in Patients Having Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Management Algorithm of Sacco for a Patient with Extracranial Carotid Stenosis
Updated Risk Profile of D'Agostino et al for Stroke Risk Within 10 Years Based on the Framingham Study
Risk of Stroke in a Patient with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in the UKPDS
Prognostic Score of Kernan et al for Predicting Major Stroke or Death in a Patient with a Transient Ischemia or Minor Stroke
McSPI Preoperative Risk Index of Newman et al for Patients Undergoing CABG Surgery
Activity Index of Pedro et al for Ultrasonographic Evaluation of Carotid Artery Atherosclerotic Plaques
Risk Score of Wang et al for Predicting Stroke in a Patient with New Onset Atrial Fibrillation in 5 Years Based on the Framingham Heart Study Data
Gray-Weale Classification of Carotid Artery Plaque Based on Ultrasonographic Characteristics
Risk Factors of Benavente et al for Stroke in a Patient with Transient Monocular Blindness and Carotid Artery Stenosis
Risk Model of Rothwell et al for Carotid Endarterectomy
Migraine and Other Headaches Criteria for the Diagnosis of Migraine
Alarm Signs and Symptoms in Migraine Indicating the Need for Additional Testing
Alarm Signs and Symptoms in Headache Indicating Possible Serious Intracranial or Systemic Pathology
Criteria for Cluster Headache
Criteria for Chronic Tension Headache
Analgesic Abuse Headache
Caffeine Withdrawal Headache
Post-Traumatic Headache
Benign Exertional Headache
Headache Following Intrathecal Injection
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Analysis Correction of CSF WBC for Blood Contamination
Correction of CSF Protein for Blood Contamination
Identifying Adults with Meningitis Who Do Not Need Cranial Imaging Prior to Lumbar Puncture
Contraindications to Lumbar Puncture in Patients with Suspected Meningococcal Disease
Evaluation of Bloody CSF
Method of Miranda-Aguilar and Reymundo-Ponce for Correcting the CSF Pressure in Patients with an Elevated Protein Concentration
The Ayala Quotient (Ayala Index)
The Queckenstedt Test
Criteria for Brain Death British Criteria for Brain Death Formulated in 1976
Harvard Criteria for Brain Death From 1968
U.S. Collaborative Study Criteria for Brain Death From 1977
Guidelines of the 1987 Pediatric Special Task Force for Brain Death in Children
Conditions That May Cause Difficulty in Making the Diagnosis of Brain Death
University of Minnesota Criteria for Brain Death From 1971
Protocol of the American Academy of Neurology for Conducting the Apnea Test in the Evaluation of a Patient for Brain Death
Practice Parameters of the American Academy of Neurology for Determining Brain Death in Adults
Neuralgia Scoring System for Postherpetic Neuralgia Risk in Patients with Acute Herpes Zoster
Risk for Recurrence of Pain After Surgery in the Posterior Fossa for Trigeminal Neuralgia
Diagnostic Criteria for Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia
Diagnostic Criteria for Trigeminal Neuralgia (Tic Douloureux)
Diagnosis of Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Fistula with Otorrhea or Rhinorrhea
Acute and Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathies Risk Factors for Poor Prognosis in Patients with Guillain-Barre Syndrome
Risk Factors of Lawn et al for Identifying Patients with Guillain-Barre Syndrome Likely to Require Mechanical Ventilation
Flowchart of Lawn et al for Management of a Patient with Guillain-Barre Syndrome
Predictors of Sharshar et al for Identifying Patients with Guillain-Barre Syndrome Who Will Require Mechanical Ventilation
Facial Nerve Injury Grading Systems for Traumatic and BellÕs Palsy The House-Brackmann Facial Nerve Grading System
The Yanagihara Grading System for Facial Palsy
Facial Grading System of Ross et al
Facial Nerve Paralysis Grading System of May
The Ardour-Swanson Facial Paralysis Recovery Profile (FPRP) and Index (FPRI)
The Detailed Evaluation of Facial Symmetry (DEFS)
Facial Paralysis Score of Stennert
Secondary Defect Facial Paralysis Score of Stennert
Facial Paralysis Scale of Janssen
Facial Paralysis Scale of Smith et al
Adverse Neurological Drug Effects Neurotoxicity Scale II for the Cognitive Impact of Antiepileptic Drugs
Screening for a Urea Cycle Disorder Prior to Initiation of Valproic Acid Therapy
Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease Ischemic Score of Hachinski et al to Separate Patients with Vascular Dementia from Primary Degenerative Dementia
Modified Ischemic Score (MIS) of Loeb and Gandolfo
Revised Ischemic Score of Small
The HIV Dementia Scale of Power et al
Risk Factors for Dementia in Americans
Functional Dementia Scale (FDS)
Model of Santillan et al for Predicting Risk of Decline in a Patient with Mild Alzheimer's Disease
Age-Related Plaque Score for the Histopathologic Evidence of Alzheimer's Disease
CERAD Diagnostic Criteria for Alzheimer's Disease Based on Clinical and Neuropathologic Findings
Clock Drawing Score of Sunderland et al for Detecting Dementia
Features Unusual in Early Alzheimer's Disease and Favoring Another Diagnosis
Criteria of Petersen et al for Mild Cognitive Impairment
Criteria of Vitaliano et al for the Clinical Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease
Risk Factors for Institutionalization in a Patient with Dementia or Alzheimer's Disease
NINCDS-ADRDA Criteria for Probable Alzheimer's Disease
Consensus Diagnostic Clinical Features for Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD, Pick's Disease)
Spinal Cord Injury Evaluation of Motor Impairment in Injuries to the Cervical Spinal Cord
Evaluation of Motor Impairment in Injuries to the Dorsolumbar Spinal Cord
Interpretation of Beevor's Sign in Spinal Cord Injury
Neuro Trauma Motor Index (TMI)
Grading System of Frankel et al for Spinal Cord Injury
Standard Neurological Classification of Spinal Cord Injury of the American Spinal Injury Association and International Medical Society of Paraplegia
Modified Manabe Scale for Change After Spinal Cord Injury Used By the Scoliosis Research Society
Cauda Equina Syndrome
The Sunnybrook Cord Injury Scale
Spinal Cord Function Score of Botsford and Esses
Malformations of the Central Nervous System Types of the Arnold-Chiari Malformation
Epilepsy and Non-Febrile Seizures Prognostic Score of Brosset et al for Neonatal Seizures
Criteria to Implicate Epilepsy as the Cause for a Violent Act
Criteria for Transient Epileptic Amnesia (TEA)
The Liverpool Seizure Severity Scale 2.0 (LSSS)
Criteria for Status Epilepticus
Criteria of Das et al for a Patient with Low Risk of Recurrence After a Single, Unprovoked Idiopathic Seizure
Chalfont Seizure Severity Scale
National Hospital Seizure Severity Scale (NHS3)
Use of Serum Prolactin in the Diagnosis of Epilepsy
Pseudoseizures, Including Psychogenic Seizures and Syncopal Attacks
VA Seizure Type and Frequency Rating for Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizures
VA Seizure Type and Frequency Rating for Complex Partial Seizures
VA Seizure Type and Frequency Rating for Simple Partial Seizures
The Hague Seizure Severity (HASS or SS) Scale
The Hague Side Effect (ES) Scale
Peripheral Neuropathy Subjective Peripheral Neuropathy Screen (SPNS)
The Michigan Neuropathy Screening Instrument (MNSI) for Diabetic Neuropathy
The Neurological Symptom Score (NSS)
The Michigan Diabetic Neuropathy Score (MDNS)
The Neurological Disability Score (NDS)
Meralgia Paresthetica (Entrapment of the Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve)
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy and Causalgia Criteria of Kemler et al for Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
IASP Criteria for Identifying the Types of the Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Post-Polio Syndrome (PPS) Criteria for the Diagnosis of the Post-Polio Syndrome (PPS)
Risk Factors for Development of the Post-Polio Syndrome
Autism and Related Disorders The Checklist for Autism in Toddlers (CHAT)
Delirium The Memorial Delirium Assessment Scale (MDAS)
The Delirium Rating Scale (DRS)
Risk Factors Associated with Underrecognition of Delirium By Nurses
The Confusion Assessment Method for the Intensive Care Unit (CAM-ICU)
Tremor Clinical Criteria for the Diagnosis of Essential Tremor
Rating the Magnitude of Essential Tremor
Screening Questionnaire of Louis et al for Essential Tremor
Parkinson's Disease The Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale (PDRS)
Myelinolysis Risk Factors for Developing Myelinolysis
Clinical Features of Myelinolysis
Narcolepsy Criteria of Silber et al for Narcolepsy (Mayo Clinic Criteria)
Decision Tree of Anic-Labat et al for Identifying Cataplexy in a Patient Being Evaluated for Narcolepsy
Hydrocephalus and Ventricular Shunts Clinical Indicators of Barnes et al for a Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt (VPS) Block in Children
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Prognosis Prediction of del Aguila et al for Patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Prognostic Factors of Louwerse et al for Patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Revised Criteria of the rhCNTF ALS Group for the Diagnosis of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Ischemic Injury of the Spinal Cord Risk Factors of Crawford et al for Neuromuscular Deficits in Patients Following Surgical Repair of a Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Classification of Ischemic Injuries to the Spinal Cord or Nerve Roots
Risk Factors for Spinal Cord Ischemia Associated with Vascular Surgery on the Abdominal Aorta and Iliac Arteries
Abnormalities of Intracranial Pressure Clinical Features of Pseudotumor Cerebri (Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension)
Syndromes of Reduced Consciousness Criteria of Giacino et al for the Minimally Conscious State (MCS)
Criteria of the Multi-Society Task Force for the Persistent Vegetative State (PVS)
Probability Data of the Multi-Society Task Force for Recovery from the Persistent Vegetative State by 12 Months for Different Patient Groups
Algorithm of Goodwin et al for Using Evoked Potentials to Evaluate a Patient with Impaired Consciousness
Syndromes of Impaired Communication Criteria for the Locked-In Syndrome
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) Criteria of Tolosa et al for the Clinical Diagnosis of Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
Paraneoplastic Neurologic Syndromes Paraneoplastic Limbic Encephalitis
Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome (LEMS)
Paraneoplastic Cerebellar Degeneration (PCD)
Syndromes Associated with Focal Cerebral Involvement Diencephalic Syndrome of Emaciation (Russell Syndrome)
Paramedian Diencephalic Syndrome
Orbitofrontal Syndrome Following Frontal Lobe Injury
Frontal Convexity Syndrome
Medial Frontal Syndrome
Symptoms of Cerebral Injury Grades of Anosognosia
Subdural Hematoma Risk Factors of Yamamoto et al for Recurrence of a Chronic Subdural Hematoma
Risk Factors for Occurrence of a Chronic Subdural Hematoma
The Bender Grading Scale for Evaluating the Neurologic Status of a Patient with a Subdural Hematoma
The Markwalder Grading Scale for Evaluating the Neurologic Status of a Patient with a Subdural Hematoma
Risk Factors of Rozzelle et al for Mortality in an Elderly Hospitalized Patient with Subdural Hematoma
Syncope and Fainting San Francisco Syncope Rule to Identify a Patient with Significant Short Term Risk