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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On admission, she was in a state of somnolence; her Glasgow coma score was 12.
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All of the patients had a Glasgow Coma Score of 15 at the time of their clinical exam, so they would have been fully aware of any sensation or pain associated with the fracture and fully capable of communicating such.
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Level of consciousness was assessed using Glasgow coma score (GCS); 93% of patients had GCS of 9-15, and 7% had GCS of 8 or less.
However, in the case of mTBI/ concussions, the Glasgow Coma Score may not be particularly useful.
Her neurological examination revealed an altered mental state, with a Glasgow coma score of 11/15 (E3M4V4).
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2C, her Glasgow Coma Score (GCS) was (E4M6V5) 15, pupils were isochoric.
At admission to the department, the patient (weight 58 kg) was in a confused state and had a Glasgow coma score of 13/15, generalized convulsions, jaundice, and tachypnea (respiration rate 25 breaths/min), a body temperature of 38.
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