Clinical Utility of Reliable Digit Span in Assessing Effort in Children and Adolescents with Epilepsy
Archives of Clinical Neurospsychology, 07/18/2012
Welsh AJ et al. – The results suggest that Reliable Digit Spans (RDSs) appears to yield a large number of false positives and, therefore, may be of limited utility in detecting poor effort in a pediatric epilepsy population. These findings likely extend to other pediatric populations that are known to have significant cognitive loss.