Assessment and prognosis of coma after head injury

@article{Teasdale2005AssessmentAP,
  title={Assessment and prognosis of coma after head injury},
  author={Graham M. Teasdale and Bryan Jennett},
  journal={Acta Neurochirurgica},
  year={2005},
  volume={34},
  pages={45-55}
}
SummaryThe Glasgow Coma Scale, based upon eye opening, verbal and motor responses has proved a practical and consistent means of monitoring the state of head injured patients. Observations made in the early stages after injury define the depth and duration of coma and, when combined with clinical features such as a patient's age and brain stem function, have been used to predict outcome. Series of cases in comparable depths of coma in Glasgow and the Netherlands showed remarkably similar… Expand

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