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CINCINNATI PREHOSPITAL STROKE SCALE

Facial Droop

Normal: Abnormal: Both sides of face move equally One side of face does not move at all

Arm Drift

Normal: Abnormal: Both arms move equally or not at all One arm drifts compared to the other

Speech

Normal: Abnormal: Patient uses correct words with no slurring Slurred or inappropriate words or mute

References Kothari RU, Pancioli A, Liu T, Brott T, Broderick J. "Cincinnati Prehospital Stroke Scale: reproducibility and validity." Ann Emerg Med 1999 Apr;33(4):373-8

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