Glasgow Coma Scale

 
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)

 
Total Criteria Point Count:
 

 

Glasgow Coma Scale

 
15 Points: Normal
3 to 14 Points: Abnormal

 

 
References
  1. Teasdale G, Jennett B. Assessment of coma and impaired conciousness: a practical scale. Lancet. 1974; 2:81-84. PubMed ID: 4136544 PubMed Logo

 

 
 
Legal Notices and Disclaimer

 
All information contained in and produced by the EBMcalc system is provided for educational purposes only. This information should not be used for the diagnosis or treatment of any health problem or disease. THIS INFORMATION IS NOT INTENDED TO REPLACE CLINICAL JUDGMENT OR GUIDE INDIVIDUAL PATIENT CARE IN ANY MANNER. Click here for full notice and disclaimer.
 
EBMcalc is Copyright © 1998-2020 Foundation Internet Services    [Build 261279 v20.3]