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Table 1 List of applied tests at a given time point (T0-T8)

From: Verum versus sham tDCS in the treatment of stroke-induced apraxia: study protocol of the randomized controlled trial RAdiCS -“Rehabilitating (stroke-induced) Apraxia with direct Current Stimulation”

Time pointT0T1T2T3T4T5T6T7T8
Edinburgh Handedness Inventory (EHI)X        
Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS)X        
Aphasia Check List - Short version (ACL-K)X      XX
Cologne Apraxia Screening (KAS)X      XX
National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) X       
Goldenberg hand- and finger-imitation test X     XX
De Renzi test of actual object-use X     XX
De Renzi imitation test  XXXXXXXXXX X
Action Research Arm Test (ARAT)  XXXXXXXXXX X
Jebsen Taylor Hand Function Test (JTHFT) 4XXXXXXXXXXX 4X
Modified Rankin Scale (mRS) X     XX
Medical Research Council (MRC) X     XX
Vigorimeter (for grip force) X     XX
  1. T0 = Screening, T1 = Baseline assessment, T2-T6 = assessments at the stimulation sessions (S1-S5), T7 = Post-interventional assessment, T8 = Follow-up assessment
  2. X = single application of the test, XX = application before and after the stimulation (verum or sham tDCS), 4X = 3 times of training and measurement of the 4th trial