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Flashcards in Glasgow Coma Scale Deck (24):
1

How many points can be awarded in eye opening?

4

2

Spontaneous eye opening is?

4

3

Eye opening to verbal
Command?

3

4

Eye opening to pain?

2

5

Eye opening-
No response?

1

6

How many points can be awarded in best verbal response?

5

7

Verbal response- orientated and converses?

5

8

Disorientated conversation?

4

9

Speaking but nonsensical

3

10

Moans or
Makes unintelligible sounds?

2

11

No response in verbal response?

1

12

How many points can be awarded in best motor response?

6

13


Follows commands?

6

14

Localizes pain?

5

15

Withdraws to pain?

4

16

Decorticate flexion?

3

17

Decerebrate extensión?

2

18

No response in best motor response?

1

19

Highest score is?

15

20

Mild dysfunction is?

14-15

21

Moderate to severe dysfunction?

11-13

22

Severe dysfunction?

10 or less

23

Lowest score possible?

3

24

What are the three main categories for gcs?

Eye openings, best verbal response, best motor response