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The Glasgow Coma Scale After 20 Years

  • J. D. Miller

Abstract

In 1974, just over 20 years ago, Teasdale and Jennett published a paper in the Lancet, “Assessment of Coma and Impaired Consciousness. A Practical Scale” that has become one of the most widely cited papers in the neurological literature (1). Twenty years on, what is the status of the Glasgow Coma Scale today? The purpose of this brief review is to try to answer this question.

Keywords

Head Injury Glasgow Coma Scale Severe Head Injury Head Injured Patient Minor Head Injury 
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