“Proper and timely use of the Glasgow Coma Scale following an accident can prevent long-term mental and physical disabilities”
Immediately following a serious automobile accident, EMTs and Emergency Room Physicians work hard to diagnose injuries and alleviate pain. Unfortunately, head and neck injuries are commonly overlooked by these healthcare providers in the aftermath of such an accident.
This is problematic because head injuries—such as mild-traumatic brain injuries (m-TBIs)—can have lasting mental and physical effects on an individual if not diagnosed immediately. Continue reading “Understanding the Glasgow Coma Scale”