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Grades of Cook et al for Traumatic Optic Neuropathy

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for traumatic optic neuropathy using the grading scheme of Cook et al.

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

S05

Description:

Cook et al used a grading system to classify patients with traumatic optic neuropathy following head injury. This was used to help compare outcomes from different interventions. The authors are from the University of Washington in Seattle, the University of Wisconsin in Madison and the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary.

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