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Assessment Tools: Rivermead assessment of somatosensory performance [kit]

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Rivermead assessment of somatosensory performance [kit

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Rivermead assessment of somatosensory performance [kit

Author: Winward, Charlotte E.

Summary: The Rivermead assessment of somatosensory performance (RASP) is a standardized test battery designed to provide therapists and doctors with a brief, quantifiable and reliable assessment of somatosensory functioning after neurological disorders such as stroke, MS, peripheral neuropathies, head injury and spinal cord injury. 

Library Record:  Call # WL 702 W795r 2000 ATOOLS (Reserve Desk)

Population: 18 years upwards 

Completion time     Individual - 25 to 30 minutes


  • 1 manual (19 p. : ill.)
  • 1 neurodisc
  • 2 neurotemps
  • 2 neurometers
  • 1 encapsulated card
  • 1 bag of 20 neurotips
  • 1 scoring sheet

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