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`How would you assess consciousness quickly?

AVPU - alert, verbal stimulus, painful stimulus, unresponsive

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Eexplain the GCS

Score out of 15
Eye opening - spontaneous > speech > pain > none
verbal response - orientated > confused > inappropriate words > incomprehensible > none
Motor response - Obeys commands > localise pain > flexion to pain > flexion/withdrawal > extension to pain > none