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Table 1 Glasgow Coma Score (score of 13 or higher correlates with a mild brain injury, 9 to 12 is a moderate injury, and 8 or less a severe brain injury)

From: Prediction of early mortality after primary decompressive craniectomy in patients with severe traumatic brain injury

  Best eye response Best verbal response Best motor response
1 No eye opening No verbal response No motor response
2 Eye opening to pain Incomprehensible sounds Extension to pain
3 Eye opening to verbal command Inappropriate words Flexion to pain
4 Eyes open spontaneously Confused Withdrawal from pain
5   Orientated Localizing pain
6    Obeys commands