Glasgow Coma Scale



   
   

Eye Opening     Spontaneous 4
  To Voice 3
  To Pain 2
  None 1
Verbal Oriented 5
  Confused 4
  Inappropriate Words 3
  Incomprehensible Words 2
  None 1
Motor Obeys Command 6
  Localizes Pain 5
  Withdraw (pain) 4
  Flexion (pain) 3
  Extension (pain) 2
  None 1


 - the Glasgow Coma Scale is a strong predictor of outcome;
 - mortality and morbidity increase with lower scores, reaching 54% with scores between 5 and 7;



Use of admission glasgow coma score, pupil size, and pupil reactivity to determine outcome for trauma patients.



Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 2:22 pm