Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS)
The Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) is used to describe the level of consciousness in an individual.
What is the Glasgow Coma Scale:-
The Glasgow Coma Scale is the most common scoring system used to describe the level of consciousness is a person following a traumatic brain injury. And Brain function impairment at this scale regulates the brain’s working capacity and function.
The maximum score is 15c and the minimum score is 3
How to perform Glasgow Coma Scale Producer:-
Before performing the Glasgow Coma Scale Patient was silent And performing the minimum activity of his bed. first focus on the main three-point
- Verbal Response
- Motor Response
These are major Criteria of knowing patient consciousness and Other Motor function.
Scoring of Glasgow Coma Scale
- Eye Moments
DO HIS EYES OPEN? (Max 4)
(Eyes are easy, you’re assessing eye AVPU)
- No matter what I do, his eyes don’t open.
- Eyes open when I inflict pain
- Eyes open when I call his name
- Eyes are normally open
- Motor Function
IS HE TALKING CORRECTLY?(Max 5)
- He’s not talking at all
- He’s just making sounds
- He’s saying words, but they don’t make sense
- He’s talking, but he’s confused
- He’s talking normally
- Body Movement
IS HE ABLE TO MOVE HIS OWN BODY? (Max 6)
- He’s not moving, no matter what I do.
- If I apply pain, his body flexes away from his core. Extension.
- If I apply pain, his body tightens towards his core. Flexion.
- If I apply pain, his body tries to back away from the pain spot.
- If I apply pain, he moves his hand to the pain spot.
- He is moving on his own.
The objective of performing the Glasgow Coma Scale:
- The GCS is Manly Performed by a trained person to Check the Mental Stability of The Patient.
- To Check the Mental Awareness of the patient.
- Motor functions Are working properly.
- Patient’s mental Condition.
- Patients awake or not.
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