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Table 1 Modified Rankin Scale (mRS) for standardized evaluation of clinical outcome after stroke

From: Imaging predictors of procedural and clinical outcome in endovascular acute stroke therapy

Modified Rankin Scale (mRS) Clinical Description
0 No symptoms.
1 No significant disability. Able to carry out all usual activities despite some symptoms.
2 Slight disability. Able to look after own affairs without assistance, but unable to carry out all previous activities.
3 Moderate disability. Requires some help, but able to walk unassisted.
4 Moderately severe disability. Unable to attend to own bodily needs without assistance. Unable to walk unassisted.
5 Severe disability. Requires constant nursing care and attention, bedridden, incontinent.
6 Dead.