Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS)

Document level of consciousness.

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About this Calculator

The Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) is a widely used neurological scoring system for quantifying level of consciousness following brain injury.

Intubation and severe facial swelling may preclude the ability to score eye and verbal components. For these circumstances, the score is frequently noted with a modifier, i.e. "V1t" (t = tube), or "E1c" (c = closed).

References

Teasdale G, Jennett B.

Assessment of coma and impaired consciousness. A practical scale.

Lancet 1974 July 13, 2 (7872): 81-4

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