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SECONDs Administration Guidelines

SECONDs Administration Guidelines: A Fast Tool to Assess Consciousness in Brain-injured Patients

Article DOI: 10.3791/61968-v
February 6th, 2021


Summary February 6th, 2021

These guidelines can be used for the administration of the Simplified Evaluation of CONsciousness Disorders (SECONDs), a short behavioral tool developed to diagnose brain-injured patients in time-constrained settings. This scale examines command-following, communication, visual pursuit, fixation, pain localization, oriented movements and arousal.


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