Brain and Spinal Cord - Glasgow Coma Scale

Glasgow Coma Scale

Select Criteria:
Eye Opening
Spontaneous (4 points)
To verbal command (3 points)
To pain (2 points)
None (1 point)
Best Motor Response
Obeys verbal command (6 points)
Localizes painful stimuli (5 points)
Flexion withdrawl from painful stimuli (4 points)
Decorticate response to painful stimuli (3 points)
Decerebrate response to painful stimuli (2 points)
None (1 point)
Best Verbal Response
Oriented conversation (5 points)
Disoriented conversation (4 points)
Inappropriate words (3 points)
Incomprehensible words (3 points)
Incomprehensible sounds (2 points)
None (1 point)
Results: Total Criteria Point Count:
Glasgow Coma Scale
15 Points:Normal
3-14 Points:Abnormal
  1. Teasdale G, Jennett B. Assessment of coma and impaired conciousness: a practical scale. Lancet. 1974; 2:81-84.
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