Evaluation tools

Clock drawing task

The clock drawing test is a quick and easy test to use to screen for impairments in cognitive functions such as praxis , attention, language, orientation in time and space, and  executive functions. Despite its simplicity, it is very sensitive, that is to say it can reliably detect this type of disorder. What does the clock test consist […]

Fazekas scale (white matter lesions)

The Fazekas scale is used to simply quantify the severity of white matter damage typically attributed to obstruction of small blood vessels. This classification was proposed by Fazekas  et al. in 1987. This is the most widely used scale to describe the severity of white matter damage. However, it is sometimes replaced by the use of the qualifiers « mild », […]