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  • Impact Factor: 1.995**
  • H-Index: 8
  • ISSN: 2474-1647
  • DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647
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  •  Minimally Invasive Surgery
  •  Breast Surgery
  •  Vascular Surgery
  •  Obstetrics Surgery
  •  Colon and Rectal Surgery
  •  Urology
  •  Emergency Surgery
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Citation: Clin Surg. 2017;2(1):1575.Surgical Technique | Open Access

Glasgow Coma Scale: Technique and Intepretation

Bhaskar S

Department of Neurosurgery, PGIMER & Dr RML Hospital, India

*Correspondance to: Bhaskar S 

 PDF  Full Text DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647.1575


The Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) was designed to objectively, easily, methodically evaluate the neurological status of patients with impaired consciousness especially after traumatic brain injury. The score is used to grade and plan treatment of patients with head injury. It can also be used to monitor neurological status of critically ill patients. There are three parameters used- eye opening, verbal response and best motor response with the score ranging from 3-15. The technique, interpretation and certain practical issues concerning the GCS are discussed.


Glasgow coma scale; Head injury; Interpretation

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Bhaskar S. Glasgow Coma Scale: Technique and Intepretation. Clin Surg. 2017; 2: 1575.

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