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Table 1 Predictors, primary and secondary outcome measures, and assessment timepoints

From: A prospective cohort study investigating contributors to mild cognitive impairment in adults with spinal cord injury: study protocol

Assessment time-points Visit-type
Study phase Acute monitoring At rehab At discharge In community
Visit number (V0) (V1) (V2) (V3)
Eligibility pre-screening (by treating Clinician)    
Informed Consent     
Primary outcome
Measure Measurement tool  
  Cognitive functioning NUCOG  
Predictors* and secondary outcomes**
Measure Measurement tool  
  Autonomic assessment* HRV  
  Current medications* Medical records
  Diagnostic evidence of TBI* Cerebral CT/MRI scan    
  Demographics* Medical records    
  Environmental factors* Carer/family status  
Compensation status  
  Injury characteristics* Medical records    
  Medical History* Medical records    
  Other co-morbidities Medical records*    
  Participation measure** WHODAS domain    
  Personal factors** ADAPSS  
Brief COPE  
CD-RISC Short Form  
  Psychological measures** GAD-7  
  Psychosocial measures** Berlin Questionnaire  
ISCoS pain dataset  
  QoL measure** EQ-5D-5L  
  Return to work** Questionnaire    
  Severity of injury* SCI: AIS and FIM    
  Transition ED* ED record    
  Vital signs* BP, HR, RR, and Temp
  1. Abbreviations: ADAPSS Appraisal of DisAbility Primary and Secondary Scale, AIS American Spinal Injury Association Impairment Scale, BP blood pressure, Brief COPE Coping Orientation to Problems Experienced, CD-RISC Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale, ED Emergency Department, EQ-5D-5L Euro Quality of Life 5-Dimensional 5-level, FIM Functional Impairment Scale, FSS Fatigue Severity Scale, GAD-7 Generalized Anxiety Disorder 7-Item Scale, GCS Glasgow Coma Scale, HR heart rate, HRV heart rate variability, ISCoS International Spinal Cord Society, MH Mental health, MSES Moorong Self-efficacy Scale, NUCOG Neuropsychiatry Unit Cognitive Assessment Tool, PCS Pain Catastrophizing Scale, PHQ-9 Patient Health Questionnaire-9, PSQA Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Assessment, PTA post-traumatic amnesia, PCL-5 Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Checklist for the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Firth Version, RR respiratory rate, SCI spinal cord injury, SCI SCS Spinal Cord Injury Secondary Condition Scale, SSQ Social Support Questionnaire, TBI traumatic brain injury, Temp temperature, WHO ASSIST World Health Organisation Alcohol Smoking and Substance Involvement Screening Test, WHODAS World Health Organisation Disability Assessment Scale, WPTAS Westmead Post Traumatic Amnesia Scale
  2. *Predictor measure
  3. **Outcome measure