Gabrielle Escalante, Kelsey Watters, Leora Cherney, Sameer Ashaie; Using Eye Tracking to Identify Left Unilateral Spatial Neglect (USN) in Persons With an Acute Right Hemisphere Stroke. Am J Occup Ther 2020;74(4_Supplement_1):7411500069. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-PO8728
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Date Presented 03/28/20
USN is a common occurrence in right hemisphere stroke survivors. However, no gold standard measure of USN exists. We investigated whether eye tracking is a sensitive measure of left USN in eight people with acute right hemisphere stroke. Eye tracking was found to be more sensitive than paper-and-pencil–based tests and comparable to functional assessments of USN. We suggest that eye tracking may be a quick and effective way to screen for left USN.
Primary Author and Speaker: Kelsey Watters
Contributing Authors: Gabrielle Escalante, Leora Cherney, Sameer Ashaie
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