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Table 2 Modified steward recovery scoring system (Steward 1975)

From: Midazolam–ketamine versus dexmedetomidine–ketamine combinations for anesthesia of pediatric patients undergoing cardiac catheterization

Consciousness Airway Motor
Awake 3
Responds to verbal stimuli 2
Responds to tactile stimuli 1
Not responding 0
Cough on command or cry 2
Maintains good airway 1
Requires airway assistance 0
Moves limbs purposefully 2
Non purposeful movement 1
Not moving 0