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Table 2 Modified Observer’s Assessment of Alertness/Sedation (MOAA/S) scale [15]

From: Moderate sedation with single-dose remimazolam tosilate in elderly male patients undergoing transurethral resection of the prostate with spinal anesthesia: a prospective, single-arm, single-centre clinical trial

Scale MOAA/S Scale
0 Does not respond to painful trapezius squeeze
1 Responds only after painful trapezius squeeze
2 Responds only after mild prodding or shaking
3 Responds only after name is called loudly and/or repeatedly
4 Lethargic response to name spoken in normal tone
5 (alert) Responds readily to name spoken in normal tone