Eyes Open Best Verbal Response Best Motor Response
Spontaneously (E4)
To speech (E3)
To pain (E2)
None (E1)
Orientated and converses (V5)
Confused and converses (V4)
Inappropriate words (V3)
Incomprehensible sounds (V2)
None (V1)
Obeys commands (M6)
Localizes painful stimulus (M5)
Flexion withdrawal (M4)
Abnormal flexion to pain (M3)
Extension to pain (M2)
None (M1)


Age-adjusted normal score:

0-6 months→   9
6-12 months→  11
1-2 years→  12
2-5 years→  13
≥5 years→  ≥14

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Tags: Modified Glasgow Coma Scale, Adelaide Coma Scale, Paediatric Coma Scale, Pediatric Glasgow Coma Score, PGCS

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