The Story of the Development and Adoption of the Glasgow Coma Scale: Part I, The Early years.

  title={The Story of the Development and Adoption of the Glasgow Coma Scale: Part I, The Early years.},
  author={Tobias A. Mattei and Graham M. Teasdale},
  journal={World neurosurgery},
The Glasgow Coma Scale and its derived Score have been adopted throughout the world for assessing the degree of impaired responsiveness in traumatic brain injury and other kinds of acute brain damage. In this historical vignette, we describe how the foundations for their enduring success were laid during their initial development. In order to provide a unique additional background and context, the material from interviews with one of the originators of the scale was brought together with… Expand
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