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Pittsburgh Brain Stem Score

Purpose:

To use the Pittsburgh Brain Stem Score to evaluate a patient with possible coma.

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

R40

Description:

The Pittsburgh Brain Stem Score (PBSS) can be used to assess brain stem reflexes in a comatose patient.

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