A diagnostic test for apraxia in stroke patients: internal consistency and diagnostic value.

@article{Heugten1999ADT,
  title={A diagnostic test for apraxia in stroke patients: internal consistency and diagnostic value.},
  author={Caroline M van Heugten and Joost Dekker and Betto G Deelman and Fieneke C. Stehmann-Saris and Astrid Kin{\'e}banian},
  journal={The Clinical neuropsychologist},
  year={1999},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={182-92}
}
The internal consistency and the diagnostic value of a test for apraxia in patients having had a stroke are presented. Results indicate that the items of the test form a strong and consistent scale: Cronbach's alpha as well as the results of a Mokken scale analysis present good reliability and good scalability. The diagnostic value of the test was determined by comparison of test results in three groups of patients: 44 stroke patients with apraxia (patients), 35 stroke patients without apraxia… CONTINUE READING