Glasgow coma scale

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Glasgow Coma Scale

A scale for measuring level of consciousness, especially after a head injury, in which scoring is determined by three factors: the ability to open the eyes, verbal responsiveness, and motor responsiveness.

[After the University of Glasgow, Scotland, where it was developed.]

Glas·gow co·ma scale

n. escala de coma de Glasgow, método para evaluar el grado de un estado de coma.
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Internationally, the current gold standard of coma scales is the Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS; Cohen, 2009; Sadaka, Patel, & Lakshmanan, 2011).
On the Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS), which assesses the level of consciousness of a person, Margaret measured the lowest possible level of three, indicating she was deeply unconscious.
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