Glasgow Coma Scale

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Quiz by Ben Williams, updated more than 1 year ago
Ben Williams
Created by Ben Williams almost 4 years ago
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I might add practice cases, at some point...

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Question 1

Question
Eye-Opening 4 - [blank_start]Spontaneous[blank_end] 3 - [blank_start]Speech[blank_end] 2 - [blank_start]Pain[blank_end] 1 - [blank_start]Nope[blank_end]
Answer
  • Spontaneous
  • Speech
  • Pain
  • Nope

Question 2

Question
Motor Response 6 - [blank_start]Follows Commands[blank_end] 5 - [blank_start]Localized Pain Response[blank_end] 4 - [blank_start]Global/General Pain Response[blank_end] 3 - [blank_start]Abnormal Flexion (Decorticate)[blank_end] 2 - [blank_start]Abnormal Extension (Decerebrate)[blank_end] 1 - [blank_start]No Response[blank_end]
Answer
  • Follows Commands
  • Localized Pain Response
  • Global/General Pain Response
  • Abnormal Flexion (Decorticate)
  • Abnormal Extension (Decerebrate)
  • No Response

Question 3

Question
Verbal Response 5 - [blank_start]Oriented & Coherent[blank_end] 4 - [blank_start]Disoriented, but Coherent[blank_end] 3 - [blank_start]Incoherent Words[blank_end] 2 - [blank_start]Incomprehensible Sounds[blank_end] 1 - [blank_start]No Response[blank_end]
Answer
  • Oriented & Coherent
  • Disoriented, but Coherent
  • Incoherent Words
  • Incomprehensible Sounds
  • No Response

Question 4

Question
Your patient is a 17 year- old male who sustained a TBI from a motor vehicle accident. Upon entering his room, you call his name and speak loudly asking him to open his eyes. He does not respond. You then pick up his hand and rub his forearm. He does not respond. You proceed to pinch or press firmly on the nail bed of a finger of his right hand. He then opens his eyes and purposefully moves his right UE away from the painful stimulus. To keep his attention, you proceed to talk to him and ask him to talk to you. In response, he groans and does not verbalize any words. What is his GCS total score?
Answer
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13

Question 5

Question
Select the minimum and maximum GCS scores for a classification of MODERATE TBI.
Answer
  • 15
  • 14
  • 13
  • 12
  • 11
  • 10
  • 9
  • 8
  • 7
  • 6

Question 6

Question
Select the minimum and maximum GCS scores for a classification of MILD TBI.
Answer
  • 15
  • 14
  • 13
  • 12
  • 11
  • 10
  • 9
  • 8
  • 7
  • 6

Question 7

Question
What is the cutoff score (inclusive) on the GCS for Severe TBI?
Answer
  • 15
  • 14
  • 13
  • 12
  • 11
  • 10
  • 9
  • 8
  • 7
  • 6

Question 8

Question
Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) scores range from 3-15. Higher scores indicate less severe TBI.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 9

Question
Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) scores range from 3-15. Lower scores indicate less severe TBI.
Answer
  • True
  • False
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