Adelei Padilla, a 31 year old administrative assistant, had been feeling right flank pain for several weeks when she was referred to a surgeon who diagnosed her with symptomatic cholelithiasis (gallst... ...
The Glasgow Coma Scale is used to assess three different functions: eye opening, motor response, and verbal response. Scores can range from 15 (normal) to 3 (critical; the lowest score possible). A lower score indicates a person is less responsive. Scores are interpreted as follows, when analyzing for TBI:
- 14-13—mild brain injury
- 12-9—moderate brain injury
- 8 or less—a severe brain injury