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Table 1 Excluded medication management assessment instruments

From: Standardised assessment of patients' capacity to manage medications: a systematic review of published instruments

Instrument Author Reason for exclusion
Assisted Living Facilities Medication Assessment Meade 2001 [21] • No psychometric evaluation
Dexterity Test Begley 1997 [22] • Insufficient detail* • No psychometric evaluation • Assessment of physical ability only
Everyday Cognitive Battery Allaire 1999 [23] • Multi-domain tool† • Insufficient detail* • Assessment of cognitive ability only
Everyday Problems Test Willis 1996 [24] • Multi-domain tool† • Insufficient detail* • Assessment of cognitive ability only
Functional Limitations Assessment Hurd 1986 [25] • No psychometric evaluation
Medication Management Test Corrigan 1994 [26] • Insufficient detail*
Medication Regimen Adherence Capacity Test Fitten 1995 [27] • Psychometric evaluation of only part of the test
Observed Tasks of Daily Living (OTDL) Diehl 1995 [28] • Multi-domain tool†
Occupational Therapy Assessment Scale (OTAS) Fairbrother 1997 [29] • Multi-domain tool† • Insufficient detail*
Occupational Therapy Assessment of Performance and Support (OTAPS) Nadler 1993 [30] • Multi-domain tool† • Insufficient detail*
Reading/Comprehension and Task Performance Tool Bailey 1995 [31] • Insufficient detail*
Regimen Comprehension Scale Yamada 2001 [32] • Assessment of cognitive ability only • Insufficient detail*
Structured Assessment of Independent Living Skills (SAILS) Mahurin 1991 [33] • Multi-domain tool†
Self-Administration of Medication tool Manias 2006 [34] • No standardised structured observation of task performance
Self-Medication Risk Assessment Instrument Fuller 2005 [35] • No standardised structured observation of task performance
Structured Home Interview Sedgeworth 1990 [36] • Insufficient detail*
Timed Activities of Daily Living (TIADL) Owsley 2002 [37] • Multi-domain tool† • Assessment of cognitive ability only
Virtual Reality Apartment Medication Management Assessment Kurtz 2007 [38] • Assessment of cognitive ability only
  1. * insufficient detail to enable tool to be replicated
  2. † multi-domain tool with no separate psychometric evaluation of the medication component