• verbal
  • The scale is composed of three tests: eye, verbal and motor responses. (wikipedia.org)
  • Those in lighter coma may offer some response to a verbal or painful stimulus, to the point they may even seem wake, yet meet the criteria of coma because they do not respond to their environment by initiating voluntary actions. (medicinenet.com)
  • tests
  • While the tests and scales may vary greatly from sport to sport, in the end, they effectively gain the same information regardless. (wikipedia.org)
  • lead
  • Trauma , bleeding, or swelling of the brain can affect blood delivery, various poisons can also directly injure the brain, and brain inflammation and infection can also alter mental status and lead to coma. (medicinenet.com)
  • upon
  • SMS have been proposed as alternatives that would improve upon the Glasgow Coma Scale challenges of being confusing, unreliable, and unnecessarily complex. (wikipedia.org)
  • medical
  • In some emergency medical services protocols, "Alert" can be subdivided into a scale of 1 to 4, in which 1, 2, 3 and 4 correspond to certain attributes, such as time, person, place, and event. (wikipedia.org)