The October 2005 TBI Newsletter reports that the Mayo Clinic has created a new coma measurement system as a proposed replacement for the current Glasgow Coma Scale. The new system is called the FOUR (Full Outline of UnResponsiveness) Score. With the FOUR Score system, evaluators assign a score of zero to four in each of four categories, including eye, motor, brain stem and respiratory function. A score of four represents normal functioning in each category, while a score of zero indicates nonfunctioning. Read the full article here.