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Here is a quick mnemonic “RECORDED to remember about Slowly Progressive Disorder of Gait

This can be valuable for patients as well as medical doctors, nurses & students doing their clinical rounds. You can also find it very useful for med exams like USMLE, NEET PG, FMGE, NExT & NCLEX exams

Slowly Progressive Disorder of Gait: How To Remember Easily ?

  • R – Review the history to inquire about the onset and progression of disability.
  • E – Evaluate for an unsteady gait following a fall.
  • C – Consider vascular disease if there is stepwise evolution or sudden progression.
  • O – Observe for gait disorder associated with urinary urgency and incontinence.
  • R – Remember to review alcohol and medications affecting gait and balance.
  • D – Derive localization information from the neurologic examination.
  • E – Examine gait observation to assess the patient’s degree of disability.
  • D – Document cadence, velocity, and stride length by timing the patient.

Mnemonic : RECORDED

Dr. Arin Nandi

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