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Glasgow Coma Scale: Easy Remember

Easy way to remember GLASGOW COMA SCALE
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GLASGOW COMA SCALE: REMEMBER 4,5,6
EYE-OPENING (1-4)
VERBAL RESPONSE (1-5)
MOTOR RESPONSE (1-6)
EYE-OPENING (1-4)
1) NO RESPONSE
2) TO PAIN
3) ON COMMAND
4) SPONTANEOUSLY
VERBAL RESPONSE (1-5)
1) NO RESPONSE
2) INCOMPREHENSIBLE
3) INAPPROPRIATE
4) CONFUSED
5) ALERT & ORIENTED
MOTOR RESPONSE (1-6)
1) NO RESPONSE
2) DECEREBRATE (EXTENDED POSTURE)
3) DECORTICATE (FLEX POSTURE)
4) WITHDRAWS TO PAIN: GENERAL PAIN
5) LOCALIZED PAIN
6) FOLLOWS DIRECTIONS
GLASGOW SCORE RANGE
3-15
GLASGOW SCORE BELOW 3
VEGETATIVE STATE: DEMONSTRATES SLEEP AND WALKING CYCLES BUT NO INTERACTION WITH OTHERS
GLASGOW SCORE 3-8
COMA OR UNCONSCIOUS
GLASGOW SCORE 9-12
MODERATE DISABILITY