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  • abnormal
  • The Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) score, since its introduction in 1974, 1 has been frequently used as one of the most important predictors of outcome after head injury, 2 3 although other variables such as age, abnormal motor responses, CT findings, pupillary abnormalities, and episodes of hypoxia and hypotension, have been subsequently introduced to build more complex and accurate prognostic models. (bmj.com)
  • Apgar
  • The Apgar scale is determined by evaluating the newborn baby on five simple criteria on a scale from zero to two, then summing up the five values thus obtained. (wikipedia.org)
  • AVPU
  • The AVPU scale (an acronym from "alert, voice, pain, unresponsive") is a system by which a health care professional can measure and record a patient's responsiveness, indicating their level of consciousness. (wikipedia.org)
  • The AVPU scale should be assessed using these three identifiable traits, looking for the best response of each. (wikipedia.org)
  • The AVPU scale has four possible outcomes for recording (as opposed to the 13 possible outcomes on the Glasgow Coma Scale). (wikipedia.org)
  • The AVPU scale is another means of measuring LOC: people are assessed to determine whether they are alert, responsive to verbal stimuli, responsive to painful stimuli, or unresponsive. (wikipedia.org)
  • The ACDU scale, like AVPU, is easier to use than the GCS and produces similarly accurate results. (wikipedia.org)
  • verbal
  • The scale is composed of three tests: eye, verbal and motor responses. (wikipedia.org)
  • R40.2214 (coma scale, best verbal response, none, 24 hours or more after hospital admission) is an MCC for a patient with an overdose, pneumonia, encephalopathy, and intestinal disorders along with many/most other selections of PDX. (hiacode.com)
  • 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)
  • clinical
  • The best use of the Glasgow Coma Scale is to allow healthcare professionals of different clinical skills and training to consistently assess a patient over longer periods of time in order to determine whether the patient is improving, deteriorating, or remaining the same. (medicinenet.com)
  • Clinicians
  • GCS was updated following a review of the helpfulness and usefulness of the scale from Clinicians. (wikipedia.org)
  • The documentation of the coma scale may be found documented by other clinicians involved in the care of the patient (EMT, nursing) and not only by the physician. (hiacode.com)
  • 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)
  • death
  • However, combinations of high doses of benzodiazepines with alcohol, barbiturates, opioids or tricyclic antidepressants are particularly dangerous, and may lead to severe complications such as coma or death. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • assess
  • Global Assessment of Functioning (GAF) scale a hundred-point scale used as axis V of DSM-IV to assess a client's recent and current levels of social, psychological, and occupational functioning. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The Rancho Los Amigos Scale (RLAS), a.k.a. the Rancho Los Amigos Levels of Cognitive Functioning Scale (LOCF) or Rancho Scale, is a medical scale used to assess individuals after a closed head injury, including traumatic brain injury, based on cognitive and behavioural presentations as they emerge from coma. (wikipedia.org)
  • University
  • Find the glasgow university learning and teaching strategy or file that you want. (thitruongforex.com)
  • Glasgow university learning and teaching strategy number of light receptors (rods and cones) in the human eye substantially outweighs the number of nerve fibres in the optic nerve which takes signals from the eye to the brain (see Chapter 3). (thitruongforex.com)
  • This comprehensive package will help you learn how to use Metastock Jim Berg's glasgow university learning and teaching strategy strategies to trade the market. (thitruongforex.com)
  • The Killer Quines are frequently invited to perform at local events at various venues across Scotland, including an International Women's Day event (2014), a University of Aberdeen LGBTQ event (2015), and Maggie's cancer charity in Glasgow (2016), as well as hosting their own concerts in Aberdeen city. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Queen Elizabeth University Hospital (QEUH) is a 1,677-bed acute hospital located in Govan in the south-west of Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom. (wikipedia.org)
  • At the time of construction the hospital, originally named the South Glasgow University Hospital, was Scotland's largest ever publicly funded NHS construction project, costing £842 million to build. (wikipedia.org)
  • Originally to be called South Glasgow University Hospital, it was granted the right to use the name "Queen Elizabeth University hospital" by Queen Elizabeth II. (wikipedia.org)
  • The following list of University of Glasgow people provides a selection of the well-known people who have studied or taught at the University of Glasgow since its inception in 1451. (wikipedia.org)
  • Children
  • In 2008, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde submitted a business case to the Scottish Government for a new acute hospital to replace facilities at the Western Infirmary and Victoria Infirmary, and to relocate the Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow, to a new building adjoining the new adult hospital. (wikipedia.org)
  • rules
  • Subsequently, a multi-centre study explored the feasibility of implementing the rules on a wider scale. (wikipedia.org)
  • In this respect, the naming of the rules is similar to that of the Bristol stool scale or the Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS), which also take their names from the cities in which they were formulated. (wikipedia.org)
  • list
  • it contains a list of declarative statements, each followed by a scale on which the subject is to indicate degrees of intensity of a given feeling. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • 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)
  • Hospital
  • The hospital hosts services relocated from the Western Infirmary, the Victoria Infirmary including the Mansion House facility, some services from Royal Infirmary and a range of inpatient services from Gartnavel Hospital, Glasgow. (wikipedia.org)
  • addition
  • interval scale a scale having equal numerical distances between intervals in addition to mutually exclusive categories, exhaustive categories, and rank ordering but no zero point. (thefreedictionary.com)