RLA Scale

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Top Contributors - Venugopal Pawar, Kim Jackson and Amrita Patro  

Objective of the RLA Level of Cognitive Function (LOCF) Scale

For Predicting sequence of cognitive and behavioural recovery in individuals with head injury.

Intended Population

Head injury patients

Method of Use

Totally there are eight levels :-

I) No Response

II) Generalized Response

III) Localized Response

IV) Confused / Hesitated 

V) Confused - Inappropriate

VI)Confused- appropriate

VII) Automatic- appropriate

VIII) Purposeful- appropriate


Evidence

A conclusion which is reached following this survey is that while truly randomized controlled studies still have not been achieved, an impressive variety of studies of quasi-experimental design have been completed. The overall conclusion from these studies is that the efficacy (and cost-effectiveness) of TBI rehabilitation is strongly supported.

Reliability

The overall conclusion from all the studies is that the efficacy (and cost-effectiveness) of TBI rehabilitation is strongly supported.

Validity

Responsiveness

References

http://www.neuroskills.com/resources/rancho-los-amigos-revised.php

http://www.tbims.org/combi/lcfs/lcfs.pdf