Repeatable Battery for the Assessment of Neuropsychological Status
The Repeatable Battery for the Assessment of Neuropsychological Status is a neuropsychological assessment initially introduced in 1998. It consists of ten subtests which give five scores, one for each of the five domains tested (immediate memory, visuospatial/constructional, language, attention, delayed memory). There is no assessment of executive function, category fluency and motor responses. It takes about half an hour to administer. It was originally introduced in the screening for dementia, but has also found application in other situations, such as hepatic encephalopathy.
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- Howieson, Diane Black; Lezak, Muriel Deutsch; Loring, David W. (2004). Neuropsychological assessment. Oxford [Oxfordshire]: Oxford University Press. p. 696. ISBN 0-19-511121-4.
- Randolph C, Hilsabeck R, Kato A et al. (May 2009). "Neuropsychological assessment of hepatic encephalopathy: ISHEN practice guidelines". Liver Int. 29 (5): 629–35. doi:10.1111/j.1478-3231.2009.02009.x. PMID 19302444.
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