A comparison of the Glasgow Coma Scale and the Swedish Reaction Level Scale.

@article{Johnstone1993ACO,
  title={A comparison of the Glasgow Coma Scale and the Swedish Reaction Level Scale.},
  author={Alan Johnstone Johnstone and John C Lohlun and J. Douglas Miller and Cecilia A. McIntosh and Andrea Gregori and Richard R. Brown and Patricia A. Jones and Steve I Anderson and J. L. Tocher},
  journal={Brain injury},
  year={1993},
  volume={7 6},
  pages={501-6}
}
The Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) and the Swedish Reaction Level Scale (RLS85), two level-of-consciousness scales used in the assessment of patients with head injury, were compared in a prospective study of 239 patients admitted to a regional head injury unit over a 4-month period. Assessments were made by nine staff members ranging from house officer to registrar, after briefing about the two scales. Data were also collected on age, nature of injuries, surgical treatment, and condition at discharge… CONTINUE READING

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