List of quality statements

List of quality statements

Statement 1 People attending an emergency department with a head injury have a CT head scan within 1 hour of a risk factor for brain injury being identified.

Statement 2 People attending an emergency department with a head injury have a CT head scan within 8 hours of the injury if they are taking anticoagulants but have no other risk factors for brain injury.

Statement 3 People attending an emergency department with a head injury have a CT cervical spine scan within 1 hour of a risk factor for spinal injury being identified.

Statement 4 People attending an emergency department with a head injury have a provisional written radiology report within 1 hour if a CT head or cervical spine scan is performed.

Statement 5 People with a head injury who have a Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) score of 8 or lower at any time have access to specialist treatment from a neuroscience unit.

Statement 6 People who are in hospital with new cognitive, communicative, emotional, behavioural or physical difficulties that continue 72 hours after a traumatic brain injury have an assessment for inpatient rehabilitation.

Statement 7 Community‑based neuro‑rehabilitation services provide a range of interventions to help support people (aged 16 and over) with continuing cognitive, communicative, emotional, behavioural or physical difficulties as a result of a traumatic brain injury.

Statement 8 (placeholder) Post‑acute phase rehabilitation for children and young people.