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INITIAL ED/HOSPITAL GCS ASSESSMENT QUALIFERS
05-Apr-2007
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Emergency Department Information

 

 

Definition

Documentation of factors potentially affecting the first assessment of GCS upon

arrival in the ED/hospital.

 

Additional Information

  • Identifies treatments given to the patient that may affect the first assessment of GCS.  This field does not apply to self-medications the patient may administer (i.e., ETOH, prescriptions, etc.).
  • If patient was not chemically sedated, intubated, and did not have eye obstruction then code as Not Applicable.

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