What is King-Devick Test?
Published medical studies have determined that deficiencies in saccadic eye movements can be an indicator of mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI) or concussions. Recent studies published in Neurology and the Journal of The Neurological Sciences have determined that post head-trauma related deficiency in the King-Devick Test is an indicator of mild TBI or concussions.
As defined in Dorland's Medical Dictionary, 31st Edition and Mosby’s Medical Dictionary, 8th Edition:King-Devick Test /kingdev’ik/: a tool for evaluation of saccade, consisting of a series of charts of numbers. The charts become progressively more difficult to read in a flowing manner because of increasingly more difficult spacing between the numbers. Both errors in reading and speed of reading are included in deriving a score. Developed by Drs. King and Devick-1976.
How King-Devick Test Works
King-Devick Test for Concussions
King-Devick Test for Reading & Dyslexia
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