TeleSpecialists Stroke Systems of Care
Statements and Guidelines
NIH Stroke Scale/Score (NIHSS)
Calculates the NIH Stroke Scale for quantifying stroke severity.
Disclaimer: The NIH Stroke Scale is simply a tool that is used in telemedicine consultations for acute stroke. It requires specialized training and understanding of neurologic evaluation in the setting of acute stroke consultations. The examination may not be accurate assessment of acute neurologic deficit if your patient has prior known neurologic deficits.