1a: Level of Consciousness (LOC)
1b: LOC QuestionsThe patient is asked the month and his/her age.
1b: LOC CommandsThe patient is asked to open and close the eyes and then to grip and release the non-paretic hand.
2: Best GazeTest horizontal eye movements.
3: VisualVisual field testing by confrontation.
4: Facial PalsyShow teeth, raise eyebrows, close eyes.
5: Motor ArmThe limb is placed in the appropriate position: extend the arms (palms down) 90 degrees (if sitting) or 45 degrees (if supine). 5a = left arm; 5b = right arm.
6: Motor LegThe limb is placed in the appropriate position: hold the leg at 30 degrees (always tested supine). 6a = left leg; 6b = right leg.
7: Limb AtaxiaThis item is aimed at finding evidence of a unilateral cerebellar lesion. Test with eyes open.
8: SensorySensation or grimace to pinprick when tested, or withdrawal from noxious stimulus in the obtunded or aphasic patient.
9: Best Language
11: Extinction and Inattention(formerly called Neglect)