Stroke Scales and Related Information

Free versions of the NIH Stroke Scale (NIHSS) are available for download:
Graphical Version (pdf 1105 kb)(pdf, 1131 KB) | Text Version (pdf 835 kb)(pdf, 855 KB)

More information for clinicians about Acute Stroke is available at the Brain Attack Coalition  website.

NINDS health-related material is provided for information purposes only and does not necessarily represent endorsement by or an official position of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke or any other Federal agency. Advice on the treatment or care of an individual patient should be obtained through consultation with a physician who has examined that patient or is familiar with that patient's medical history.

All NINDS-prepared information is in the public domain and may be freely copied. Credit to the NINDS or the NIH is appreciated.

Last Modified November 20, 2019