Semi-Structured Scale for the Functional Evaluation of Hemi-inattention

Purpose of the measure:
 

The Semi-Structured Scale for the Functional Evaluation of Hemi-inattention is a screening tool used to detect the presence of unilateral spatial neglect (USN) in both the personal and extra personal space. In this scale, patients must perform functional activities, such as using a comb or serving tea.

Authors*: Lisa Zeltzer, MSc OT; Anita Menon, MSc
Editors: Nicol Korner-Bitensky, PhD OT; Elissa Sitcoff, BA BSc

Evidence reviewed as of before 19-08-2008

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