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Listed below are the details for the data element.

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Element Type
Common Data Element
Pediatric Glasgow Coma Scale (PGCS) - total score
PGCSTotalScore
Short Description
The participant's total Pediatric Glasgow Coma Scale (PGCS) score of 3 tests, eye, motor, and verbal responses. A score of less than 9 would indicate that that participant is in a severe coma; a score of greater than 9 is a mild or no coma at all.
Definition
Score for the participant's total Pediatric Glasgow Coma Scale (PGCS) score of the 3 tests, eye, motor, and verbal responses. A score of less than 9 would indicate that that participant is in a severe coma while a score of greater than 9 is a mild or no coma at all.
 

Biomedical Terminologies and Standards

Notes
Creation Date
Historical Notes
GCS-Pediatric Total score
References
Marcin J and Pollack M. (2002). Triage scoring systems, severity of illness measures, and mortality prediction models in pediatric trauma. Crit Care Med. 30: 457-467.

Data Type
Alphanumeric
Input Restrictions
Single Pre-Defined Value Selected
Pre-Defined Values
Population
Pediatric
Guidelines/Instructions
3-15 calculated field. Add date and time stamp for when assessed. GCS should be collected as early as possible following injury. In certain sports studies where this is difficult to collect, investigators should justify why they aren't collecting this CDE.
Preferred Question Text
Total score
Category Groups and Classifications
DiseaseDomainSub-Domain
Traumatic Brain Injury Assessments and Examinations Physical/Neurological Examination
General (For all diseases) Assessments and Examinations Physical/Neurological Examination

Classification

Moderate/Severe TBI: Rehabilitation :
Core
General (For all diseases) :
Supplemental
Concussion/Mild TBI :
Core
Acute Hospitalized :
Core
Epidemiology :
Core
Keywords
Core_TBI
Labels
Effective Date
Until Date
Last Change Date
2022-11-25
See Also
Submitting Organization Name
NIH/CIT/BRICS
Submitting Contact Name
Olga Vovk
Submitting Contact Information
olga.vovk@nih.gov
Steward Organization Name
NIH/NINDS
Steward Contact Name
NINDSCDE
Steward Contact Information
NINDSCDE@emmes.com
NINDS ID

Change History