Glasgow Coma Scale for fictional cases

Random Science Quiz

Can you name the Glasgow Coma Scale score for these cases?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

How to Play
Score 0/20 Timer 10:00
Patient DescriptionGCS scoreNotes
Infant, opens its eyes spontaneously, withdraws from pain, and cries a lot, interacting inappropriately with others around it.
Infant, extends its elbows in response to pain, is inconsistently inconsolable and moans, and opens its eyes in response to pain.
Adult, opens eyes when you speak to them, and can hold a conversation, though seems disorientated. Patient flexes elbow and wrist when you put pressure on the nail bed.
Infant, smiles, is orientated to sounds, and interacts normally. It withdraws its arm when you cause it pain. It spontaneously opens its eyes.
Infant, does not move when you put pressure on its nail bed or elsewhere. It is inconsolable and agitated, and opens its eyes in response to pain.
Adult, flexes their elbow and wrist when you put pressure on the nail bed. They do not open their eyes at all. They make grunting noises but no words.
Infant, moves spontaneously towards objects and follows them, smiling and orienting towards interesting sounds. It spontaneously opens its eyes.
Infant, flexes its elbow and wrist abnormally in response to pain. The infant is inconsolable and agitated. It does not open its eyes spontaneously, but does in response to speech.
Adult, can obey simple commands and opens their eyes when they hear you speak. They can talk to you in sentences and seem a little confused and unsure of where they are.
Adult, opens their eyes when you say their name, and speaks to you in words that make no sense. When you apply pressure on their nail bed, they move their arm away.
Patient DescriptionGCS scoreNotes
Adult, spontaneously looks around. When you speak to the patient, they can tell you who they are, where they are and why, and the date, and obey simple commands.
Infant, withdraws from touch, can only sometimes be consoled and is often agitated, and opens its eyes in response to pain but to to speech.
Adult, extends their elbow when you put pressure on the nail bed. They can talk in sentences and are disorientated. They are unable to open their eyes.
Adult, unable to speak or open eyes, and has no response to pain.
Adult, moves hand towards head when you apply pressure above the eye socket. They are disoriented but able to form sentences. They open their eyes in response to speech.
Adult, opens eyes and extends left elbow when you put pressure on left nail bed. No response on the right. Makes no sounds, and opens eyes in response to nail bed pressure.
Adult, opens their eyes when they hear you shouting for help. They groan and make sounds which you cannot recognise as words. They do not respond to pain.
Infant, flexes its elbow and wrist in response to pain. The infant does not make any response to others around, and does not open its eyes at all.
Adult, moves their hand away when you apply pressure to the nail bed. The patient can make words but not form sentences. They open their eyes to pain, but not to speech.
Infant, withdraws when you touch them, cries a lot but can be consoled, interacts inappropriately, and opens their eyes when you speak to them.

Friend Scores


  Player Best Score Plays Last Played
You You haven't played this game yet.

You Might Also Like...

Extras