Glasgow Coma Scale

Eye OpeningEBest Motor ResponseMBest Verbal ResponseV
spontaneous4To Verbal Command:obeys
6oriented and converses5
to speech3To Painful Stimulus:
localizes pain
5disoriented and converses4
to pain2flexion-withdrawal4inappropriate words3
no response1flexion-abnormal3incomprehensible sounds2
extension2no response1
no response1

E + M + V = 3 to 15

  • 13-15=Mild or No Injury
  • 9-12=Moderate Injury
  • 3-8=Severe Injury