The nurse is performing the Glasgow coma scale on a client. The assessment is as follows: eye opening, to pain; motor response, localizes pain; verbal response, inappropriate words. The nurse interprets which score is correct for this client?

  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
Number 2 is correct.
The Glasgow coma scale ranges from 3 to 15 and is a measure of neurological function. Based on the findings for this client, the score is 10.