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Classifications of coma.
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PMID:  6491035     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Coma classifications have been a matter of debate for over 35 years. The Glasgow Coma Scale is now widely accepted but its indiscriminate application has often led to misuse. The various methods that have been devised can be divided into two types, coma scales and coma scoring systems. In this critique the origins and values of these methods are analysed.
M Bozza Marrubini
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Intensive care medicine     Volume:  10     ISSN:  0342-4642     ISO Abbreviation:  Intensive Care Med     Publication Date:  1984  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-12-14     Completed Date:  1984-12-14     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7704851     Medline TA:  Intensive Care Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  217-26     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Coma / classification*

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