When to call ITU

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Glasgow Coma Score

Glasgow Coma Score
Score Eye Opening Verbal Motor
6     Obeys commands
5   Conversation Localises to pain
4 Spontaneous Sentences Withdrawal from pain
3 To speech Words Abnormal flexion to pain
2 To pain Sounds Extends to pain
1 No eye opening No sounds No movements
AMBER call: If the following criteria are present on planned transfer when leaving the ED.
Airway Threatened
Breathing Resp. rate < 5 or > 36
Circulation Pulse < 40 or > 140, SBP < 90
Neurology ↓ conscious level   (↓GCS > 2 points), seizures
Biochemistry Lactate >3mmol/L

Content by Dr Íomhar O' Sullivan. Last review Dr ÍOS 6/04/21.