What is the Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS)/ How To perform Glasgow Coma Scale

What is the Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS)/ How To perform Glasgow Coma Scale

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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
  1. Eye-opening
  2. Verbal Response
  3. 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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