Driving ability in stroke patients with residual visual inattention: A case study
Jehkonen, Mervi; Saunamäki, Tiia; Alzamora, Anna-Kaisa; Laihosalo, Mari; Kuikka, Pekka (2011)
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Yhteiskunta- ja kulttuuritieteiden yksikkö - School of Social Sciences and Humanities
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Driving ability of three patients having a right hemisphere infarct and residual visual inattention was examined. The neuropsychological examination included the Peripheral Perception Test and the Signal Detection Test from the Vienna Test System, and the Behavioural Inattention Test (BIT). Driving ability was assessed with an on-road evaluation. The patients had no neglect based on the BIT and had normal visual fields, but they showed slightly poorer visual search on the left side. All patients passed the official on-road driving test and were considered capable of driving. This study ra
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