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neuro11 coma

Glasgow Coma Scale A neurological assessment tool used initially after injury to determine arousal and cerebral cortex function.
A total score of eight or less correlates to coma in 90% of patients.
Scores of 9 to 12 indicate moderate brain injuries
scores from 13 to 15 indicate mild brain injuries.
Eye Opening (E) Spontaneous 4 To speech 3 To pain 2 Nil 1
Best Motor Response (M) Obeys commands 6 Localizes pain 5 Withdraws 4 Abnormal flexion 3 Extensor response 2 Nil 1
Verbal Response (V) Oriented 5 Confused conversation 4 Inappropriate words 3 Incomprehensible sounds 2 Nil 1
Coma Score (E+M+V) = 3 to 15
3 catagories eye opening, best motor response, verbal response
Created by: micah10