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A-15Teleneuropsychology Administration of the Repeatable Battery for the Assessment of Neuropsychological Status.
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PMID:  25176677     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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OBJECTIVE: To determine initial feasibility and reliability of the Repeatable Battery for the Assessment of Neuropsychological Status (RBANS) administered via videoconference to a sample of older individuals with and without cognitive impairment.
METHOD: Eighteen subjects were administered forms A & B of the RBANS in both counterbalanced face-to-face and videoconference conditions. Subjects included 7 healthy controls, 6 with mild cognitive impairment, and 5 with Alzheimer disease (mean age = 69.7, SD = 7.7; mean education = 14.3, SD = 2.8; mean MMSE = 26.7, SD = 2.9). Pearson correlations and paired samples t-tests were performed to compare RBANS index scores between test conditions across the sample as a whole.
RESULTS: All correlations were significant (mean r = .80), ranging from r = .59 (p.25).
CONCLUSION(S): RESULTS support the feasibility and reliability of videoconference-based administration of the RBANS. These findings also offer further evidence in favor of teleneuropsychology. Continued research is needed to confirm these findings and extend them to other neuropsychological assessments in a variety of populations.
Authors:
J Galusha; D Ream; W Myron; C Cullum
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of clinical neuropsychology : the official journal of the National Academy of Neuropsychologists     Volume:  29     ISSN:  1873-5843     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch Clin Neuropsychol     Publication Date:  2014 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-09-01     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9004255     Medline TA:  Arch Clin Neuropsychol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  509     Citation Subset:  IM    
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