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Assessment of coma and impaired consciousness. A practical scale.
Abstract A clinical scale has been evolved for assessing the depth and duration of impaired consciousness and coma. Three aspects of behaviour are independently measured—motor responsiveness, verbalExpand
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Structured interviews for the Glasgow Outcome Scale and the extended Glasgow Outcome Scale: guidelines for their use.
The Glasgow Outcome Scale (GOS) is the most widely used outcome measure after traumatic brain injury, but it is increasingly recognized to have important limitations. It is proposed that shortcomingsExpand
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Analyzing outcome of treatment of severe head injury: a review and update on advancing the use of the Glasgow Outcome Scale.
The Glasgow Outcome Scale (GOS), two decades after its description, remains the most widely used method of analyzing outcome in series of severely head-injured patients. This review considersExpand
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Disability in young people and adults one year after head injury: prospective cohort study
Abstract Objective: To determine the frequency of disability in young people and adults admitted to hospital with a head injury and to estimate the annual incidence in the community. Design:Expand
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Focal Cerebral Ischaemia in the Rat: 1. Description of Technique and Early Neuropathological Consequences following Middle Cerebral Artery Occlusion
A procedure for occluding the stem of the proximal middle cerebral artery of the rat is described. The operation is performed under anaesthesia through a small subtemporal craniectomy. AfterExpand
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A universal subarachnoid hemorrhage scale: report of a committee of the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies.
Sir: At its meeting in Barcelona in September 1987, the Executive Committee of World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies received and unanimously approved a report from a committee that had beenExpand
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Association of apolipoprotein E polymorphism with outcome after head injury
BACKGROUND Variation in outcome after head injury is not fully explained by known prognostic features. Polymorphism of the apolipoprotein E gene (APOE) influences neuropathological findings inExpand
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Features of coma during the first week after sever head injury were analysed in 700 patients. Coma is best defined as inability to obey commands, to speak, or to open the eyes. If eye opening isExpand
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Effect of oral nimodipine on cerebral infarction and outcome after subarachnoid haemorrhage: British aneurysm nimodipine trial.
OBJECTIVE--To determine the efficacy of oral nimodipine in reducing cerebral infarction and poor outcomes (death and severe disability) after subarachnoid haemorrhage. DESIGN--Double blind, placeboExpand
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