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Different versions of Glasgow coma scale in British hospitals

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7431.110 (Published 09 January 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:110

Distinction must be made between real clinical condition and numbers

  1. Stewart J Griffiths, specialist registrar (sjgriffiths@doctors.org.uk),
  2. Renjith B ChandraBose, senior house officer
  1. Neurosurgery, Morriston Hospital, Swansea SA6 6NL

    EDITOR—We disagree with Wiese that the universal use of the revised 15 point Glasgow coma scale is the panacea to solve the recurrent problems communicating with local neurosurgical units.13

    We believe that much of the difficulty and confusion is due to assigning a …

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