Screening for Self-Medication Safety Post-Stroke Scale (S-5)

Purpose of the measure

The Screening for Self-Medication Safety Post-Stroke Scale (S-5) is a screen for clinicians to identify patients’ self-medication safety and readiness following stroke. The tool can also be used by health professionals to make recommendations to improve self-medication skills of patients post-stroke (Kaizer, Kim, Van & Korner-Bitensky, 2010).

Author*: Annabel McDermott, OT

Editors: Nicol Korner-Bitensky, PhD OT

Evidence reviewed as of before 07-01-2011

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