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 extrapersonal 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.