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Extended Glasgow Outcome Scale

Purpose:

To use the Extended Glasgow Outcome Scale to describe a patient following severe head injury.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

R40.2

Description:

The Extended Glasgow Outcome Scale subdivides 3 levels of the original Glasgow Outcome Scale, thereby extending the number of levels from 5 to 8. This can better categorize patients and is more useful for monitoring patients after severe head injury.

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