Hunt and Hess Stroke Scale
Hunt and Hess scale is used to classify the severity of non-traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage.
|1||Asymptomatic, mild headache, slight nuchal rigidity.|
|2||Moderate to severe headache, nuchal rigidity, no neurologic deficit other than cranial nerve palsy.|
|3||Drowsiness / confusion, mild focal neurologic deficit.|
|4||Stupor, moderate-severe hemiparesis.|
|5||Coma, decerebrate posturing.|
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