“Consider someone named Mr. R who has a left sided stroke.” discuss how you think the Fingertip Writing Test, Auditory Perception Test, Word Fluency, Trails A and B, and WAIS DS and tests of visual inattention such as the Line Bisection Test. These tests measure basic sensory and perceptual functions, ability to generate normal levels of speech, and also measure overall cognitive speed which is often degraded by stroke. How would those tests be impacted by a left-sided stroke?
Question2 – Minimum 250 words with reference
Discuss how pre-morbid data collected from collateral sources (relatives, friends, employers or schools) can be used to develop a more complete picture of Mr. R.’s pre-morbid status. Also discuss how comparing Mr. R.’s pre-morbid status with his current post-stroke impairments can help indicate the actual impairments caused by the stroke as well as aid in developing a rehabilitation plan and prognosis.