Glasgow Coma Scale

Course Description

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 a reliable and objective way of recording the initial and subsequent level of consciousness in a person after a brain injury.

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Curriculum

    Glasgow Coma Scale
    1. The Glasgow Coma Scale provides a practical method for assessment of impairment of conscious level in response to defined stimuli. It can be used by medical and nursing staff for initial and continuing assessment. It has value in predicting ultimate outcome. Three types of response are independently assessed and are recorded on an appropriate chart.

      1. Best Eye Response
      2. Best Verbal Response
      3. Best Motor Response 

    Pre Test
    1. Pre Test

    Glasgow Coma Scale
    1. Glasgow Coma Scale is composed of three parameters : Best Eye Response, Best Verbal Response, Best Motor Response. The GCS is scored between 3 and 15, 3 being the worst, and 15 the best.

    Post Test
    1. Post Test