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Flashcards in Grady Hospital scale Deck (5):

Grade 1

only slightly confused


Grade 2

requires a light pain stimulus
ex: sharp pin tapped slightly over the chest wall
for appropriate arousal, or may be combative or belligerent


Grade 3

comatose but will ward off deeply painful stimuli such as sternal pressure or nipple twist with an appropriate response


Grade 4

reacts inappropriately with either decorticate or decerebrate posturing to such deeply painful stimuli


Grade 5

pt is flaccid when stimulated like in grade 4