Monthly Archives: July 2016

Sedation Scales: Ramsay, RASS and SAS.

The following scales are often used in sedated patients to assess the degree of sedation or agitation. SCALES: Ramsay Sedation Scale Richmond Agitation Sedation Scale (RASS) Riker Sedation-Agitation Scale (SAS) […]

Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS)

The Glasgow Coma Scale is an old but quick way to assess the consciousness of a patient. It is useful particularly in trauma situations. It is scored between 3 and 15, […]