Glasglow Coma Scale

"Glasgow Coma Scale"
Eye-opening response
Spontaneously - 4 points
To speech - 3 points
To pain - 2 points
No response - 1 point


Verbal response

Oriented - 5 points
Confused - 4 points
Inappropriate words - 3 points
Incomprehensible sounds - 2 points
No response - 1 point

Motor Response
Obeys request- 6 points
Localizes pain - 5 points
Withdraws from painful stimuli - 4 points
Abnormal flexion- decorticate posture - 3 points
Abnormal extension- decerebrate posture - 2 points
No response - 1 point

Total score ranges from 3-15.

A total of 7 or less indicates severe neurological damage.

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