Albert’s Test

 

Purpose of the measure:

Albert’s Test is a screening tool used to detect the presence of unilateral spatial neglect (USN) in patients with stroke. In this test, patients must cross out lines that are placed in random orientations on a piece of paper. USN is indicated when lines are left uncrossed on the same side of the page as the patients motor deficit or brain lesion is located.

Authors*: Lisa Zeltzer, MSc OT; Anita Menon, MSc
Editors: Nicol Korner-Bitensky, PhD OT; Elissa Sitcoff, BA BSc
Evidence reviewed as of before 26-11-2010

NOTE: *The authors have no direct financial interest in any tools,
tests or interventions presented in StrokEngine.