GCS of a quadriplegic? - page 2

by machaix 3,873 Views | 10 Comments

We have a quadriplegic patient in ICU who is tracheostomized as well. He is orientated he just couldnt speak because of the trachy. What is his correct GCS? Some said that the correct was 6 because he doesnt have motor... Read More


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    I don't think you have to use gcs for a dead patient? Just like ramsay sedation scale should not be used for a patient who is not sedated...
    Well nurses, doctors and donor services use it in determining if a pt may soon be eligible for donation...


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