Galveston Orientation and Amnesia Test

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Galveston Orientation and Amnesia Test (GOAT)

a series of 10 questions asked of a patient to help evaluate posttraumatic amnesia. The test is repeated on a weekly basis and is scored on a scale of 0 to 100. A patient is determined to be out of the amnesic state when the score exceeds 75.

Gal·ves·ton Or·i·en·ta·tion and Am·ne·si·a Test

(galvĕs-tŏn ōrē-ĕn-tāshŭn am-nēzē-ă test)
An assessment developed to evaluate cognition serially during the subacute phase of recovery from closed head injury; measures orientation to person, place, time, and memory for events before and after the injury.
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