Glasgow Coma Scale: neuro assessment

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Glasgow Coma Scale: neuro assessment
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Glasgow Coma Scale: neuro assessment
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  1. ACTION: EYES OPEN
    • spontaneously = 4
    • to speech = 3
    • to pain = 2
    • none = 1
  2. ACTION: BEST VERBAL RESPONSE
    • oriented = 5
    • confused = 4
    • inappropriate words = 3
    • incomprehensible sounds = 2
    • none = 1
  3. ACTION: BEST MOTOR RESPONSE
    • obeys commands = 6
    • localized pain = 5
    • flexion withdrawal = 4
    • abnormal flexion = 3
    • abnormal extension = 2
    • flaccid = 1
  4. TOTAL SCORE and INTERPRETATION
    Mild (13-15)

    • Moderate Disability (9-12)
    • *Loss of consciousness greater than 30 minutes
    • *Physical or cognitive impairments which may or may resolve
    • *Benefit from Rehabilitation

    • Severe Disability (3-8)
    • *Coma: unconscious state.
    • *No meaningful response, no voluntary activities

    • Vegetative State (Less Than 3)
    • *Sleep wake cycles
    • *Arousal, but no interaction with environment
    • *No localized response to pain

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