There are a few different systems that medical practitioners use to diagnose the symptoms of Traumatic Brain Injury. This section discusses the Ranchos Los Amigos Scale. Click on the link to find out more information about the Glasgow Coma Scale.
The Ranchos Los Amigos Scale measures the levels of awareness, cognition, behavior and interaction with the environment.
Ranchos Los Amigos Scale
Level I: No Response
Level II: Generalized Response
Level III: Localized Response
Level IV: Confused-agitated
Level V: Confused-inappropriate
Level VI: Confused-appropriate
Level VII: Automatic-appropriate
Level VIII: Purposeful-appropriate
The following sections explain: