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Assessment Tools: Rivermead behavioural memory test extended version

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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The Rivermead behavioural memory test extended version

Author: Barbara A. Wilson

Summary: The original RBMT provides a well validated instrument for detecting everyday memory problems in patient groups. It was, however, designed as a screening test and, as such, is insufficiently sensitive to detect mild deficits whether due to brain damage or to the introduction of a drug or stressor. In this enhanced version, the level of difficulty has been increased by doubling the amount of material to be remembered.
Format: 1 manual (20 p.), 2 test material books (197 p. each), 2 large picture cards, 1 timer, 1 score sheet; all in valise.

Library Record:  Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library Reserves (WL 141 R621re 1999 ATOOLS)

  • 1 manual (20 p.)
  • 2 test material books (197 p. each)
  •  2 large picture cards
  • 1 timer
  • 1 score sheet; all in valise.

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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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