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Assessment Tools: Hayling and Brixton tests

The assessment tool collection encompasses all assessments that are used in medical rehabilitation with a primary focus on physical therapy and occupational therapy.

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Hayling and Brixton tests

Author: Paul W. Burgess

Summary: The Hayling Test provides a measure of basic task initiation speed as well as performance on a response suppression task: performance on such tests has been repeatedly associated with frontal lobe dysfunction and dysexecutive symptoms in everyday life. The Brixton Test is a rule detection and rule following task. Impairments on such tests are possibly the most commonly demonstrated impairments in people with dysexecutive problems.
Library Record:  Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library Reserves (WL 354 B955h 1997 ATOOLS)

Completion time: 5 to 10 minutes

Equipment:      

  • 1 manual (19 p.)
  • 1 test manual,
  • 1 scoring sheet.

URL Link to Publisher:

http://www.pearsonclinical.co.uk/Psychology/AdultCognitionNeuropsychologyandLanguage/AdultAttentionExecutiveFunction/HaylingandBrixtonTests/HaylingandBrixtonTests.aspx

Determine Validity and Reliability    
To determine validity and reliability of this test copy and paste the search string into a PubMed (U of M faculty, students and affiliated users use this PubMed link):

("cognitive performance test") AND ((((("Reproducibility of Results"[Mesh]) OR "Sensitivity and Specificity"[Mesh])) OR (reliabl* OR valid*)) OR (sensitiv* AND specif*)) 

To search the validity and reliability in CINAHL copy and paste this search string into CINAHL (U of M faculty, students and affiliated users only)

(("cognitive performance test”) OR (IN cognitive performance test)) AND (( (MH "Reliability and Validity+") OR (MH "Measurement Issues and Assessments+") OR (MH "Predictive Validity") OR (MH "Sensitivity and Specificity") ) OR ( reliabil* OR valid* ) OR ( sensitivity and specificity ))

Use Policy

The Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library will provide assessment tools and outcome measures for loan to faculty, students and staff of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) with a valid University of Manitoba (U of M) Library ID. If you qualify to borrow a tool you will need to fill out and present this form to the NJMHSL Circulation staff.

 

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