NURSES' KNOWLEDGE ABOUT GCS ASSESSMENT OF TRAUMA CAPITIS PATIENTS IN ER AND ICU ROOMS

Authors

  • Rosmawati Monesa universitas islam makassar
  • Jukarnain universitas islam makassar

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.59638/asholiscare.v1i2.1139

Keywords:

Nurse Knowledge, GCS

Abstract

The Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) is an examination used to describe the level of impaired consciousness in all types of medical and acute trauma patients. GCS is performed before treatment to assess consciousness and help determine appropriate initial treatment for the patient and GCS is performed after treatment for observation and discharge of the patient. . (ain, S., & Iverson, L. M. 2020.) GCS also has an important role in predicting the risk of death at the beginning of the examination. GCS can be used as a prediction to determine the long-term prognosis. This research is to determine the description of nurses' knowledge regarding GCS assessment in trauma capitis patients. In the emergency room and ICU at Ibnu Sina Hospital, Makassar City. This research uses a descriptive method with cross sectional research. The sample was taken using Simple Random Sampling with a sample size of 40 nurses. The data collection method in this research was by conducting direct observation using a cluster distribution of research results in the sufficient category. namely 15 nurses (37.5) carried out according to operational esdar while the category of less than 25 nurses (62.5) from the results of this study shows that the description of nurses' knowledge regarding GCS assessment in capitis trauma patients in the emergency room and ICU is 15 nurses (37 5) carry out according to standard operating procedures.

 

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Published

2024-05-31