Table 1

Abbreviations used

AbbreviationFull titleDomain assessed
GCSGlasgow coma scaleComa; head injury severity
HADSHospital anxiety and depression scalePsychological distress
IESImpact of event scalePsychological severity of accident
OXHISOxford head injury service
PCSPost-concussion symptoms
PTAPost-traumatic amnesiaHead injury severity
RHFUQRivermead head injury follow up questionnaireSocial, functional consequences of head injury
RPPRivermead PTA protocolMethod of measuring PTA
RPQRivermead post-concussion symptoms questionnaireSeverity of ongoing symptoms
SOMCShort orientation memory concentration testCurrent memory, concentration, orientation