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TABLE A

Examples of scoring of BROCAS SCAN scores in normals (Nl) and closed head injured patients (HI).

PATIENT

Nl

HI

Comments on the HI patient

CORE SCORE

4

17

commonly outside normal range but not invariably

FINE SCORE

1

3

focality may change fine score markedly

TOTAL SCORE

7

20

usually falls in the mild cognitively impaired range

MBPRS SCORE 18

2

6

usually mild psychopathology

MBPRS SCORE COP

0

2

some concentration difficulty

MBPRS FRUSTRATION Score

0

2

some frustration common

MBPRS SCORE TOTAL

2

10

Sum of above

RATERS VALIDITY SCORE

0

0

Usually valid

SUBJECTIVE VALIDITY Score

0

1

Concentration noted defective

MBPRS VALIDITY SCORE

0

0

Invariably no rater dilemmas

 

 

SCAN ITEMS

N

CHIT

 

r

Spontaneous recall

1

3

( usually 0-2)

r

Cued recognition

0

1

( usually 0)

o

Orientation

0

0

( usually 0-1)

o

Organization

1

2

( usually 0-2)

c

Concentration

1

3

( usually 0-2)

c

Calculation

1

2

( usually 0-2)

a

Apraxia

2

4

( usually 0-4)

a

Agnosia

0

1

( usually 0-2)

s

Speech

1

1

( usually 0)

s

Sensory Motor Reflex.

0

0

( usually 0)

 

 


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