J Head Trauma Rehabil 2021 May-Jun 01;36(3):156-163
Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health, and School of Psychological Sciences, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia (Drs Spiteri, Ponsford, and McKay); Epworth Healthcare, Richmond, Victoria, Australia (Drs Spiteri, Ponsford, and McKay); and Epworth Healthcare, Victoria, Australia (Drs Jones and McKay).
Background: The duration of the acute period of recovery following traumatic brain injury (TBI) remains a widely used criterion for injury severity and clinical management. Consensus regarding its most appropriate definition and assessment method has yet to be established.
Objective: The present study compared the trajectory of recovery using 3 measures: the Westmead Post-Traumatic Amnesia Scale (WPTAS), the Galveston Orientation and Amnesia Test (GOAT), and the Confusion Assessment Protocol (CAP). Read More