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Assessment of nurse’s knowledge about Glasgow coma scale at a university hospital

Wesley Cajaíba Santos, Cássia Regina Vancini-Campanharo, Maria Carolina Barbosa Teixeira Lopes, Meiry Fernanda Pinto Okuno, Ruth Ester Assayag Batista

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082016AO3618

ABSTRACTObjectiveTo assess knowledge of nurses of emergency services and intensive care units about Glasgow Coma Scale.Methods This cross-sectional analytical study included 127 nurses of critical units of an university hospital. We used structured interview with 12 questions to evaluate their knowledge about the scale. Association of Knowledge with professionals’ sociodemographic variables were verified by the Fisher-test, χ2 and likelihood ratio.Results Most of participants were women mean aged 31.1 years, they had graduated more than 5 years previously, and had 1 […]