Appx: The Glasgow Coma Scale

Patient’s Response Score

Eye opening  
Eye open spontaneously 4
Eyes open when spoken to 3
Eyes open to painful stimulation 2
Eyes do not open 1
   
Motor  
Follows commands 6
Makes localizing movement to pain 5
Flexor (decorticate) posturing to pain 4
Flexor (decorticate) posturing to pain 3
Extensor (decerebrate) posturing to pain 2
No motor response to pain 1
   
Verbal  
Oriented to place and date 5
Converses but is disoriented 4
Utters inappropriate words, not conversing 3
Makes incomprehensible nonverbal sounds 2
Not vocalizing 1
   
Total