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Table 1 Target evidence-based recommendations [32, 44, 46]

From: Developing a targeted, theory-informed implementation intervention using two theoretical frameworks to address health professional and organisational factors: a case study to improve the management of mild traumatic brain injury in the emergency department

1. Post-traumatic amnesia (PTA) should be prospectively assessed by nurses and/or doctors in the emergency department using a validated tool.
2. Guideline-developed criteria or clinical decision rules should be used by doctors in the ED to determine the appropriate use and timing of CT imaging.
3. Verbal and written information should be provided on discharge by nurses and/or doctors.
4. Brief, routine follow-up consisting of advice, education and reassurance should be provided by General Practitioners (GPs), staff in the ED or rehabilitation clinicians.