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MRC breathlessness scales: 1952 and 1959

A collection of documents describing the MRC breathlessness scales, first used in 1952 and later revised in 1959.

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The document 1952 MRC breathlessness scale describes the scale from Grade 1 to Grade 7. It was first used in 1952 and has been superseded by the 1959 version.

These documents also include details on the MRC Dyspnoea scale, in line with MRC’s open access policy.

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