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Glasgow Coma Scale


How is the score created? Add up the score from Eye opening, verbal response, motor response
What is severe? 8 or less
What is moderate? 9-12
What is mild? 13-15
Eye Opening-4 Spontaneous- opens before stimuli
Eye Opening-3 To sound- after spoken or shouted to
Eye Opening-2 To pressure-after finger tip stimuli
Eye Opening-1 None
Eye Opening-Closed my local factor Not tested
Verbal Response- 4 oriented- correctly gives name, date, place
Verbal Response-3 confused- not oriented but communicating coherently
Verbal Response-2 words-Intelligible single words
Verbal Response- 1 Sounds- only moans/groans
Verbal Response -0 None-No audible response, no interfering factor
Verbal Response- NT Factor interferring with communication
Best Motor Response- 6 Obeys Commands- obeys 2 part comands
Best Motor Response- 5 Localizing- brings hand above clavicle to stimulus on head
Best Motor Response-4 Normal Flexion-Bends arm at elbow rapidly but features not predominantly abnormal
Best Motor Response- 3 Abnormal Flexion- Bends arm at elbow, features clearly predominantly abnormal
Best Motor Response- 2 Extension- Extends arm at elbow
Best Motor Response- 1 None- no movement
Best Motor Response- NT Non testable, paralyzed or other limiting factors
Created by: crystalfmulligan