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Table D

STRAW EXAMINATION FOR INVOLUNTARY MOVEMENTS

This is a timed and severity neurologic evaluation for involuntary movements.

AT REST

S - SITTING AND STANDING - out of 50 ; SCORED 0

ACTIVATION PROCEDURES; SCORED

T - TAPPING WITH RIGHT AND LEFT HAND - out of 10; SCORED 0

R - READING - out of 10; SCORED 0

A - ARMS OUTSTRETCHED - out of 10; SCORED 0

W - WRITING - out of 10; SCORED 0

W - WALKING - out of 10; SCORED 0

STRAW TIMING SCORE TOTAL IS 0

SEVERITY score is 0

COMBINED SEVERITY TIMING STRAW SCORE = TIMING * SEVERITY / 10 = 0

When scores increase above zero movements may be voluntary and related to anxiety.

 

 


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