Lack of standardization in the use of the Glasgow coma scale
: Results of international surveys.
Factors Unadjusted odds ratio Adjusted odds ratio (95% confidence (95% confidence interval) interval) Diabetes mellitus 2.500 (0.618,10.107) 0.617 (0.084, 4.621) Hypertension# 4.000 (1.089,14.689)# 11.376 (1.317, 98.262)# Motorcycle 0.414 (0.114,1.504) 0.522 (0.116, 2.354) Syncope 3.942 (1.200, 12.953) 1.043 (0.235, 4.630) Headache# 3.051 (1.121, 8.353)# 4.011 (1.097,14.661)# Amnesia 2.340 (0.865, 6.329) 1.908 (0.500, 7.282) Loss of 9.625 (2.973,31.162)# 10.282 (2.436, 43.395)# consciousness# Glasgow Coma Scale
0.350 (0.179, 0.685)# 0.164 (0.057, 0.474)# score# Note.
Where: Age (continuous variable); GCS = Glasgow Coma Scale
(continuous variable); AIS_HN = Head/Neck Abbreviated Injury Score (ordinal variable); AIS_CHS = Chest Abbreviated Injury Score (ordinal variable); and AIS__EXT = Extremity Abbreviated Injury Scale (ordinal variable).
TABLE 1 Glasgow Coma Scale
(18) Head injury is classified as mild (13-15), moderate (9-12), or severe ([less than or equal to] 8) after totaling the scores for each of the 3 features below.
By the time it arrived he was registering three out of 15 on the Glasgow Coma Scale
Singh, who was critically injured by fellow prisoners at the Kot Lakhpat Jail on April 26, died of cardiac arrest at the Jinnah Hospital late on Wednesday night shortly after his Glasgow Coma Scale
His measurements on the Glasgow Coma Scale
, which indicates the levels of consciousness and damage to a person's central nervous system, had dropped to a "critical level", the sources said.
" The Glasgow Coma Scale
( GCS) of the patient is being monitored on a daily basis," he said.
"The Glasgow Coma Scale
of the patient is being monitored on a daily basis," he added.
Sarabjit's condition is rated 5 on the Glasgow Coma Scale
(GCS), implying critical state of the patient.
Fast forward, he arrived at the hospital with a Glasgow Coma Scale
of 3, and was pronounced brain dead at approximately 3 a.m.