This article was published on April 2, 2022
The Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) is used to evaluate and rate the severity of impaired consciousness based on the patient’s responsiveness in the form of eye-opening, motor response, and verbal responses.
The scores range from 3 to 15.
13 to 15 = mild severity
9 to 12 = moderate severity
8 or less = severe.
For more, see The Glasgow Structured Approach to Assessment of the Glasgow Coma Scale (external link).
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