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APGAR Scale: Used to assess new born babies. The score is out of 10

Appearance

Pulse

Grimace

Activity

Respiration

Pink

2

Above 100

2

Crying

2

Active

2

Above 25

2

Cyanosed

1

Below 100

1

Weak cry

1

Floppy

1

Below 25

1

Pale

0

Absent

0

None

0

None

0

Absent

0

 

Scales to To assess the level of consciousness of a person:

AVPU scale

A

Alert

Orientated to time and place

V

Voice

Responds to vocal commands, but is confused and disorientated

P

Pain

Responds to painful stimulus, but not to vocal commands

U

Unresponsive

Not responsive to vocal commands or painful stimulus.

 

Glasgow Coma scale

Eyes
Open Spontaneously 4
Open on Command 3
Open to Pain 2
Never Open 1
Speech
Orientated - Converses 5
Disorientated 4
Inappropriate Words 3
Incomprehensible 2
Nil 1
Movement
Obeys Commands 6
Localizes Pain & Acts 5
Flexion Withdrawal 4
Flexion Abnormal 3
Extension Position 2
No Response 1
The CLASGOW Coma Scale is 
used to asses a patient's level
of consciousness
The Score should be 14/14