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Carney N, Coudray Hd, Davis-O'Reilly C, et al. Rehabilitation for Traumatic Brain Injury in Children and Adolescents (Supplement). Rockville (MD): Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (US); 1999 Sep. (Evidence Reports/Technology Assessments, No. 2S.)

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Appendix F: Key to Rating Categories in Columns of Table 3 (Question 4)

Appendix F

ColumnMeaning of entries
(1)Name of senior author of rated article
(2)Date of publication
(3)List of studied categories of development [see matrix of Table 1]
(4)Study Length
5=Longitudinal study lasting > 3 years
4=Longitudinal study lasting 3 years
3=Longitudinal study lasting 2 years
2=Longitudinal study lasting 1 year
1=Longitudinal study lasting <1 year
0=cross-sectional study
(5)Design
2=prospective study
1=retrospective study
(6)Setting
3=population-based sample
2=multi-center sample
1=local, 1-center sample
0=nature of sample not reported
(7)Selection
4=entire population of cases studied
3=random or other representative sample
2=consecutive sample
1=convenience sample
0=nature of sample not reported
(8)Range of ages in sample at time of measurement
(9)Span of development stages covered by (8) [see Table 1]
4=within one sub-stage (e.g., ages 0-6 mo. in Infancy stage)
3=within 1 stage (e.g., ages 7-24 mo.: all still in Infancy stage)
2=spanning 2 stages (e.g., ages 19 m-4 y, Infancy - Childhood)
1=spanning 3 stages
0=spanning 4 stages
(10)Comparison Method
4=experimental group compared with >1 control, including uninjured
3=compared with uninjured/normative control
2=compared with >1 TBI group (e.g., RH vs LH focal lesion)
1=compared within TBI group (e.g., gender, age at testing)
0=no comparison group
(11)Specification of Severity of Injury
4=severity determined by brain scan
3=severity determined by length of coma
2=severity determined by scale (e.g., GCS)
1=severity determined by clinical estimation
0=severity not reported
(12)Location of Injury
2=location of injury reported
1=location of injury not reported
(13)Span of development stages covered by range of age at injury in sample
Same entries and criteria as 9
(14)Time from Injury to Assessment
2=30 days interval between injury and 1st measurement in study
1= >30 days interval between injury and 1st measurement in study
0=injury-measurement interval not reported
(15)Number of years follow-up measures taken after injury
(16)Analysis
5=innovative design, procedures, or analysis
4=covariance or multiple regression designs
3=MANOVA or correlation
2=univariate comparisons or 1-way ANOVA
1=descriptive statistics
0=case histories only
(17)Sum of columns 4-7 and 9-14 and 16 (columns 1, 2, 3, 8, and 15 not part of sum)
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