Student is required to read the Head Injury observation chart, before starting procedure.
The first part in Neurological observations is the GLASGOW COMA SCALE (GCS). This requires a series of observations to be recorded that assess consciousness by measuring arousal, which depends on brainstem functions: and cognition, or awareness, which depends on cerebral hemisphere functions.
The frequency with which assessment is preformed and documented will depend on the individual’s condition and organizational policy.
GCS -for assessment and classification of all head-injuries patients.
Head injuries can be classified into three categories according to GCS scores: minor, moderate, and severe.
The GCS Includes scoring of separate subscales related to eye opening, Best verbal response and motor response.