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Question: Significance of baseline mRS in calculation of CSTK-10

If a patient's baseline/pre-symptom modified rankin score is 3 or more, should that patient be included in the denominator population for calculation of CSTK-10?

Answer:

Suman, The patient is included in the denominator. The pre-stroke Modified Rankin Score is collected for risk adjustment only and not used to calculate the measure rate. Thank you for your inquiry.

Question Details
Focus area(s): Chart Abstracted Measure Specifications – Clinical
Related documents: CSTK-10,

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