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A computer-based cognitive rehabilitation program, involving scanning training twice a week for 7 weeks, did not improve cognitive function in patients with unilateral left visual neglect.

Prepared by:

Regina Buccello

Date:

October 2003

Review Date:

October 2003

Clinical Question:

In patients with unilateral left visual neglect, will computer-based cognitive rehabilitation when compared to non-computerized based cognitive rehabilitation, result in better performance on the Behavioural Inattention Test?

Clinical Scenario:

 

Clinical Bottom Line:

Results from one randomized control trial (Level 2a) indicate that a computer-based cognitive rehabilitation program, involving scanning twice a week for 7 weeks, did not improve cognitive function performance in patients with unilateral left visual neglect.

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