Author(s): Mayavati Tupere, Sukanya Gaikwad, Krishnali Garje

Email(s): krishnaligarje14@gmail.com

DOI: 10.52711/jnmr.2023.32   

Address: Mayavati Tupere, Sukanya Gaikwad, Krishnali Garje
CI Gokhale Education Society’s INETR Nashik.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 2,      Issue - 4,     Year - 2023


ABSTRACT:
Glasgow Coma Scale is a dependable and unprejudiced neurological evaluation kit applied for evaluating and recording the level of consciousness of a person. Evaluation of consciousness level using Glasgow Coma Scale is a tool necessitating knowledge which is vital in identifying immediate worsening of level of consciousness. Critical thinking used with skill and knowledge in Glasgow Coma Scale is the groundwork of nursing practice to avoid delay in clinical worsening and treatment. The aim of this study was to find out the knowledge score of Glasgow Coma Scale among nurses working in hospital. Objectives: 1. Assess the demographic data. 2. Assess the knowledge score regarding use of Glasgow coma scale in critical care units among staff nurses of selected hospitals. 3. To find out the association between existing knowledge score and demographic variables. Methodology: A Descriptive study design was used for the present study. Evaluative approach was used and sampling technique was used for this present study was simple random technique. The total population was 40 staff nurses at selected hospital. Tool used to collect the data was demographic data and modified self-structure questionnaire. Result: Total sample was 40 in that 65% of the staff nurses had good knowledge regarding GCS and 35% staff nurses had poor knowledge about GCS. Conclusion: The findings from this study showed that nurses had good knowledge regarding GCS.


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Mayavati Tupere, Sukanya Gaikwad, Krishnali Garje. A Study to Assess the Knowledge regarding use of Glasgow Coma Scale in Critical Care Units among Staff Nurses at selected Hospitals. A and V Pub Journal of Nursing and Medical Research 2023; 2(4):131-3. doi: 10.52711/jnmr.2023.32

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Mayavati Tupere, Sukanya Gaikwad, Krishnali Garje. A Study to Assess the Knowledge regarding use of Glasgow Coma Scale in Critical Care Units among Staff Nurses at selected Hospitals. A and V Pub Journal of Nursing and Medical Research 2023; 2(4):131-3. doi: 10.52711/jnmr.2023.32   Available on: https://jnmronline.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2023-2-4-9


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