Medical Testing For A Head Injury Or Traumatic Brain Injury

The medical testing for a head injury or traumatic brain injury includes the following: The Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) for Head Injury The Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) is a neurological scale used to objectively record the conscious state of a person, often by first responders to head injuries to determine level of consciousness.  However, it not that useful after the initial assessment of the injury because brain function fluctuates and changes across time. GCS is also affected by alcohol and drugs.  The GCS is a quick assessment of the level of brain function at a single moment. Unfortunately, the GCS [...]