This is a simple system to objectively assess the progression of recovery from surgical anaesthesia.
Timing for assessment:
(1) on admission to recovery room
(2) at 5, 15 and 30 minutes after admission
(3) upon discharge
arousable and responding to stimuli
not responding to stimuli
coughing on command or crying
maintaining good airway and breathing easily
airway requires maintenance
moving limbs purposefully
• minimum score 0
• maximum score 6
still fully anesthetized
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