The Disability Rating and Coma/Near-Coma scales in evaluating severe head injury.

@article{Rappaport2005TheDR,
  title={The Disability Rating and Coma/Near-Coma scales in evaluating severe head injury.},
  author={Maurice Rappaport},
  journal={Neuropsychological rehabilitation},
  year={2005},
  volume={15 3-4},
  pages={442-53}
}
The Disability Rating (DR) and Coma/Near-Coma (C/NC) scales for evaluating severe head injury are described. Scales are related to patient status, course and outcome and also underlying electroneurophysiological dysfunction. They lend themselves to high inter-rater reliability with brief training and can be completed in minutes, conserving staff time and… CONTINUE READING