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Listed below are the details for the data element.

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Element Type
Common Data Element
Delis-Kaplan Executive Function System (D-KEFS) Tower Test- Item completion time
DKEFSTowerItemCompletionTime
Short Description
The item completion time, as related to Tower Test, as part of the Delis-Kaplan Executive Function System (D-KEFS).
Definition
The item completion time, as related to Tower Test, as part of the Delis-Kaplan Executive Function System (D-KEFS).
 

Biomedical Terminologies and Standards

Notes
Discontinue after three consecutive item failures. Disk Labels: 1 = Smallest to 5 = Largest
Creation Date
2016-08-11
Historical Notes
References
Delis, D. C., Kaplan, E., & Kramer, J. H. (2001). Delis-Kaplan executive function system (D-KEFS). Copyright 2001 NCS Pearson, Inc. All rights reserved; Brian P. Yochim , Juliana V. Baldo , Katherine D. Kane & Dean C. Delis (2009) D-KEFS Tower Test performance in patients with lateral prefrontal cortex lesions: The importance of error monitoring, Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 31:6, 658-663, DOI: 10.1080/13803390802448669;Goldstein, S., & Naglieri, J. A. (Eds.). (2013). Handbook of executive functioning. Springer Science & Business Media.

Data Type
Numeric Values
Input Restrictions
Free-Form Entry
Unit of Measure
Second ( Time )
Minimum Value
0
Maximum Value
240
Population
Adult and Pediatric
Guidelines/Instructions
Participants are given 30-240 seconds to complete each tower, depending on the difficulty level of the tower. The test is discontinued if the examinee is unable to complete three consecutive towers in the allotted time; Time limits for each tower task include: Item 1 Two Disk 30 seconds ; Item 2 Two Disks 30 seconds;Item 3 Two Disks 30 seconds; Item 4 Three Disks 60 seconds; Item 5 three Disks 120 seconds;Item 6 Four Disks 120 seconds; Item 7 Four Disks 180 seconds; Item 8 Five Disks 240 seconds; Item 9 Five Disks 240 seconds.
Preferred Question Text
Item Completion Time
Category Groups and Classifications
DiseaseDomainSub-Domain
Traumatic Brain Injury Assessments and Examinations Physical/Neurological Examination
General (For all diseases) Assessments and Examinations Physical/Neurological Examination

Classification

General (For all diseases) :
Supplemental
Moderate/Severe TBI: Rehabilitation :
Supplemental
Epidemiology :
Supplemental
Acute Hospitalized :
Supplemental
Concussion/Mild TBI :
Supplemental
Keywords
TowerTest , DKEFS
Labels
Effective Date
Until Date
Last Change Date
2018-04-16
See Also
Submitting Organization Name
NIH/CIT/BRICS
Submitting Contact Name
Heather Rodney
Submitting Contact Information
heather.rodney@nih.gov
Steward Organization Name
NIH/CIT/BRICS
Steward Contact Name
Olga Vovk
Steward Contact Information
olga.vovk@nih.gov
NINDS ID

Change History