TEST QUESTION: Glasgow Coma Scale

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ANSWER: B) Patient is comatose

The glasgow coma scale is an objective way to assesses a patient’s level of consciousness. The scale goes up to 15. GCS of less than 8 indicated severe brain injury and generally these patients are comatose. Intubaion is often needed in these patients. The Glasgow coma scale assesses verbal & motor responses and also eye movement as well.

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