Glasgow Coma Score, or Glasgow Coma Score. A scoring system to determine a person's level of consciousness. A score of 15 is determined by eye movement, verbal skills and the person's motor skills and reaction to pain. Published in the University of Glasgow. The Paediatric GCS, or PGCS is used for children under 36 months.
Paramedic: Approx. 23 year old John Doe, found unconscious in the road. Head lac and possible tib fib fracture. BP is 90 systolic, Glasgow Coma Scale was 6 at the scene, now 12.
by jaffaw July 21, 2009