- Lack of grooming to half of the body
- Eating half of a plate of food
- Not acknowledging someone standing to their left / right
How to Assess
- Give the patient a page with many lines oriented at various angles. Ask the patient to cross every line. Examine the page to see whether they have missed one side of the page.
- Ask the patient to draw a clock face, looking for missing numbers on one side of the clock.
- Classically a sign of contralateral stroke, though may occur with any sort of contralateral brain lesion.