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Table 1 Compliance with the Scandinavian Guidelines for Minimal, Mild and Moderate Head Injuries in 2005, 2007 and 2009

From: An observational study of compliance with the Scandinavian guidelines for management of minimal, mild and moderate head injury

Head Injury Severity Scale classification 2005 2007 2009 Total
  Compliant Non-compliant Compliant Non-compliant Compliant Non-compliant Compliant Non-compliant
  (n = 229) (n = 192) (n = 254) (n = 104) (n = 255) (n = 145) (n = 738) (n = 442)
   Overtriage Undertriage   Overtriage Undertriage   Overtriage Undertriag   Overtriage Undertriage
   (n = 167) (n = 25)   (n = 86) (n = 18)   (n = 108) (n = 37)   (n = 362) (n = 80)
Minimal HI
(n = 217)
45 (48%) 46 (50%) 1 (1%) 29 (57%) 21 (41%) 1 (2%) 46 (63%) 27 (36%) 1 (1%) 120 (56%) 94 (43%) 3 (1%)
Mild HI
(n = 806)
137 (49%) 122 (44%) 19 (7%) 171 (68%) 65 (26%) 14 (6%) 164 (59%) 81 (29%) 33 (12%) 472 (59%) 268 (33%) 66 (8%)
Moderate HI
(n = 157)
47 (90%) 0 (0%) 5 (10%) 54 (95%) 0 (0%) 3 (5%) 45 (94%) 0 (0%) 3 (6%) 146 (93%) 0 (0%) 11 (7%)
Total
(n = 1180)
229 (54%) 167 (39%) 25 (5%) 254 (71%) 86 (24%) 18 (5%) 255 (64%) 108 (27%) 37 (9%) 738 (63%) 362 (30%) 80 (7%)
  1. HI; head injury