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Children's Coma Scale (Modified Glasgow Coma Scale, Adelaide Coma Scale, Paediatric Coma Scale)

Purpose:

To assess the severity of coma in children based on clinical findings.

Specialty:

Neurology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

R40

Description:

One of the components of the Glasgow coma scale is the best verbal response, which cannot be assessed in nonverbal small children. A modification of the original Glasgow coma scale was created for children too young to talk.

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