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Assessment Tools: The severe impairment battery

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 severe impairment battery

Author: J Saxton

Summary: The SIB evaluates cognitive abilities at the lower end of the range. The test was designed with the severely demented patient in mind. It is composed of simple one-step commands and gestural cues, and it allows for a variety of simple responses.
 Format: kit

Library Record:  Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library Reserves (WL 141 S498s 1993 ATOOLS)

Completion time: 20 minutes

Equipment:      

  • 1 manual (16 p.)
  • 5 cards, set of 8 block shapes
  • 1 cup
  • 1 spoon
  • 1 fork
  • 1 knife
  • 1 bowl
  • 1 plate
  • 1 measuring cup
  • 1 scoop
  • 1 set of 6 measuring spoons
  • 1 container, score sheet, all in shoulder case.

 

URL Link to Publisher: http://www.pearsonclinical.co.uk/Psychology/AdultCognitionNeuropsychologyandLanguage/AdultGeneralAbilities/SevereImpairmentBattery%28SIB%29/SevereImpairmentBattery%28SIB%29.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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