Assessing Consciousness. AVPU and Glasgow Coma Scale. Lesson objectives. Describe the common causes of a deteriorating conscious level. Describe how to assess a patient with a altered conscious level using the Glasgow coma scale.
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AVPU and Glasgow ComaScale
Blood or CSF from nose or ear
Mastoid haematoma (Battle's sign)
Radiological evidence of intra-cranial air
Radiological evidence of fluid levels in sinuses
Deterioration in level of consciousness (LOC)
Motor & sensory deficits
Cranial nerve palsy
and gag reflexes