Comparison of AVPU Scale and the Glasgow Coma Scale Score in Assessing Encephalitis in Children

  • Nguyen Thi Huyen Sam, Pham Ngoc Toan, Truong Thi Mai, Thanh Nguyen Hai
  • Published 2017


Vietnam is a developing country with tropical climate where infectious diseases, especially encephalitis are common. Every year, in National Hospital of Pediatrics from 200 to 300 encephalitis patients is hospitalized due to encephalitis. A rapid assessment of consciousness level in encephalitis is of importance in treatment and prognosis for patients. Two… (More)


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