Evaluation of a test battery for hemineglect in elderly stroke patients for use by therapists in clinical practice.

@article{Bailey2000EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of a test battery for hemineglect in elderly stroke patients for use by therapists in clinical practice.},
  author={Maggie J. Bailey and Malcolm Riddoch and Peter Crome},
  journal={NeuroRehabilitation},
  year={2000},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={139-150}
}
Hemineglect is not a single entity, and the syndrome has a number of sensory and motor manifestations. The purpose of this study was a) to measure performance of healthy elderly subjects on a battery of validated tests for hemineglect in order to establish appropriate cut-off scores and b) to assess performance of a large sample of elderly stroke patients in a rehabilitation unit, using the same battery. Tests were selected to identify rate of occurrence of hemineglect in visuo-spatial… CONTINUE READING