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The program allows you to conduct a rapid assessment of the severity of neurological deficits in stroke scales with the National Institutes of Health Stroke.

Key features:
- The calculation of the minimum number of clicks
- Pictures for the diagnosis of aphasia
- Themes
- Export results (Available only in the full version)
- The proper support for devices with different screen sizes (including tablet PC) has been done
- Ability to manually change the language of the program

The application is available in the following languages:
- English
- Russian
- German
- Spanish
- Portuguese

Example of detailed test report:

Patient's ID: Smith J.
Date & Time: 01/02/2013 00:14


Level of Consciousness: 2. Not alert; Only responsive to repeated or strong and painful stimuli
Level of Consciousness: Questions: 1. Answers one question correctly
Level of Consciousness: Commands: 1. Performs one task correctly
Best Gaze: 1. Partial gaze palsy; gaze is abnormal in one or both eyes, but forced deviation or total gaze paresis is not present
Visual: tests visual fields: 2. Complete hemianopia
Facial Palsy: 2. Partial paralysis (total or near-total paralysis of lower face)
Motor Right Arm: 2. Some effort against gravity; limb maintain 90 (or 45) degrees, drifts down
Motor Left Arm: 2. Some effort against gravity; limb maintain 90 (or 45) degrees, drifts down
Motor Right Leg: 2. Some effort against gravity; leg falls to bed by 5 seconds
Motor Left Leg: 2. Some effort against gravity; leg falls to bed by 5 seconds
Limb Ataxia: 2. Present in two limbs
Sensory: 1. Mild-to-Moderate sensory loss; patient feels the pinprick, however he or she feels as if it is duller on one side
Best Language: 2. Severe aphasia; all speech is fragmented, and examiner is unable to extract the figure's content from the patients speech
Dysarthria: 2. Severe dysarthria; speech is so slurred that he or she cannot be understood, or patients that cannot produce any speech
Extinction and Inattention: 1. Visual, tactile, auditory, spatial, or personal inattention

25 points on the NIHSS. Severe stroke.

Any suggestions, inquiries, and requests for adding other languages are welcomed by e-mail to with the "Android-NIHSS" mark in the subject line.

Please, help us to make the application available in your own language.

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Recently changed in this version

Now scoring will occur during the filling scale

Comments and ratings for NIHSS
  • (72 stars)

    by Ashraf Abdou on 12/04/2014

    Very easy to use excellant

  • (72 stars)

    by Ahmed Reda Muhammed Abdelkader on 08/02/2014

    Kindly attach both the photo under best language domain and the text to be read under dysarthria domain. Regards

  • (72 stars)

    by PRAMOD KUMAR SAHOO on 11/01/2014

    Nice appp

  • (72 stars)

    by vinod nagda on 14/09/2013


  • (72 stars)

    by Bruce M. Pomeroy on 08/06/2013

    Really good app !!!

  • (72 stars)

    by Mark Jason Ycong on 29/11/2012

    Thanks Android..