The Disorders of Consciousness Scale (DOCS):  Administration and Clinical Application

On With Life served as a site for data collection as to the development of the Disorders of Consciousness Scale.  Persons served were assessed regularly and followed in order for the primary researchers to determine progress of clients over time, to examine for reliability and validity of the instrument, and specifically to examine the use of the instrument in persons with a Disorder of Consciousness as well as other persons served who were not presenting with a Disorder of Consciousness.  Data gathered went to the primary researcher, including for further use in research ventures. To read more, click here

Primary Investigator: Theresa Louise-Bender Pape, Dr.P.H.
Sponsoring Sites: Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital, Northwestern University, Edward Hines, Jr. Veterans Affairs Hospital