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Listed below are the details for the data element.

FITBIR
1.16
Element Type
Common Data Element
Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) - motor response scale
GCSMotorRespnsScale
Short Description
Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) - Best motor response (M). The GCS is a standardized instrument for assessing the level of consciousness. It evaluates three aspects of responsiveness: eye opening, motor response, verbal response.
Definition
Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) - Best motor response (M). The GCS is a standardized instrument for assessing the level of consciousness. It evaluates three aspects of responsiveness: eye opening, motor response, verbal response.
 

Biomedical Terminologies and Standards

Notes
Creation Date
Historical Notes
GCS Motor response
References
Teasdale G, Jennett B. Assessment of coma and impaired consciousness. A practical scale. Lancet. Jul 1974;2(7872): 81-4. Marmarou A, Lu J, Butcher I, et al. Prognostic value of the Glasgow Coma Scale and pupil reactivity in traumatic brain injury assessed pre-hospital and on enrolment: an IMPACT analysis. J Neurotrauma. Feb 2007;24(2): 270-80. Stocchetti N, Pagan F, Calappi E, et al. Inaccurate early assessment of neurological severity in head injury. J Neurotrauma. Sep 2004: 21(9): 1131-40. Balestreri M, Czosnyka M, Chatfield DA, et al. Predictive value of Glasgow Coma Scale after brain trauma: change in trend over the past ten years. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. Jan 2004;75(1): 161-2.

Data Type
Alphanumeric
Input Restrictions
Single Pre-Defined Value Selected
Population
Adult and Pediatric
Guidelines/Instructions
Choose one. This element should be collected along with the other elements from the Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS).
Preferred Question Text
Best motor response
Category Groups and Classifications
DiseaseDomainSub-Domain
General (For all diseases) Disease/Injury Related Events History of Disease/Injury Event
Traumatic Brain Injury Assessments and Examinations Physical/Neurological Examination
General (For all diseases) Assessments and Examinations Physical/Neurological Examination
Traumatic Brain Injury Disease/Injury Related Events Classification

Classification

Epidemiology :
Core
Acute Hospitalized :
Core
Concussion/Mild TBI :
Core
Moderate/Severe TBI: Rehabilitation :
Core
General (For all diseases) :
Supplemental
Keywords
Core_TBI
Labels

Admin Information


Effective Date
Until Date
Last Change Date
2022-11-25
See Also
Submitting Organization Name
NIH/NINDS
Submitting Contact Name
NINDSCDE
Submitting Contact Information
NINDSCDE@emmes.com
Steward Organization Name
NIH/NINDS
Steward Contact Name
NINDSCDE
Steward Contact Information
NINDSCDE@emmes.com
NINDS ID

Change History