With any injury, time is of the essence. The same can be said for traumatic brain injuries. This is crucial for proper diagnosis and determining how the victim needs to be medically treated for the injury sustained.
At the site of the accident where the injury occurred, trained individuals are there top provide proper diagnosis of how serious the injury is and what can be done to help. One of the ways to diagnose a TBI is with the Glasgow Coma Scale. Here’s how it works.
The Glasgow Coma Scale is designed to determine the overall level of consciousness that a person has and the severity of a traumatic brain injury. It is a reliable method to determine exactly how well the injured individual is responding to certain functions. This scale could be used at the site of a car accident or sports injury, for instance, to determine the severity of the the TBI.
Here is how the scale works:
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