The Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) is a neurological scale which aims to give a
reliable and objective way of recording the conscious state of a person for initial
The Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) is the most common scoring system used to
describe the level of consciousness in a person following a traumatic brain injury.
The GCS is scored between 3 and 15, 3 being the worst, and 15 the best. It is
composed of three parameters : Best Eye Response, Best Verbal Response, Best
There are a few different systems that medical practioners use to diagnose the
symptoms of Traumatic Brain Injury. This section discusses the Glasgow Coma ...
For example, how can you test someone's ability to speak if they have a tube down their throat for a mechanical ventilator? Alternatives to the GCS have been suggested, such as the Full Outline of UnResponsiveness (FOUR) score from the Mayo Clinic or a Simplified Moto... More »
Glasgow Coma Scale. The Glasgow Coma Scale provides a practical method for
assessment of impairment of conscious level in response to defined stimuli.
The Glasgow Coma Scale/Score (GCS) estimates coma severity based on Eye (4
), Verbal (5), and Motor (6) criteria.
Glasgow Coma Scale. The Glasgow Coma Scale provides a score in the range 3
-15; patients with scores of 3-8 are usually said to be in a coma. The total score ...
There is a Paediatric Glasgow Coma Scale applicable to infants too young to
speak - and the equivalent infant responses are given in the various sections ...
The Glasgow Coma Scale is an objective method of evaluating a trauma patient's
neurologic status . The scale assesses a patient's best eye, verbal, and motor ...