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Table 1 Original Oxford Handicap Scale and OHS used in the MRC CRASH Trial

From: Use of the Oxford Handicap Scale at hospital discharge to predict Glasgow Outcome Scale at 6 months in patients with traumatic brain injury

Original OHS Modified OHS used in CRASH
Categories Categories
No symptoms No symptoms
Minor symptoms that do not interfere with lifestyle Minor symptoms
Minor handicap, symptoms that lead to some restriction in lifestyle but do not interfere with the patient's capacity to look after himself Some restriction in lifestyle but independent
Moderate handicap, symptoms that significantly restrict lifestyle and prevent totally independent existence Dependent but not requiring constant attention
Moderately severe handicap, symptoms that clearly prevent independent existence though not needing constant attention  
Severe handicap, totally dependent patient requiring constant attention night and day Fully dependent requiring attention day and night