International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Study Papers | Nursing | India | Volume 13 Issue 3, March 2024 | Rating: 5.7 / 10


Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge regarding Glasgow Coma Scale among Nurses Working in Selected Hospital of Udaipur City

Yogendra Singh Chouhan


Abstract: Head injury is the leading cause of mortality rate in India, and the overall survival rate for out of hospital head injury rarely exceeds 10%. Bystander Glasgow coma scale has been shown to assess the level of consciousness for head injury victims. More than 60% of all deaths from head injury. Most head injury victims are men who are on drive a vehicle they collapse in their road traffic accidents 85% and 15% on own home falling. Every day, men, women and children suffer head injuries. A trip or fall, a car accident, a sports injury ? these everyday injuries can range in severity from concussion to coma. Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) can be fatal or, in survivors, can produce persistent problems that significantly affect the livelihood and well - being of millions around the globe. India has the rather unenviable distinction of having the highest rate of head injury in the world. In India, more than 100, 000 lives are lost every year with over 1 million suffering from serious head injuries. In India, 1 out of 6 trauma victims die, while in the United States this figure is 1 out of 200. Therefore, the research study reveals the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding Glasgow coma scale among nurses.


Keywords: Quality of nursing care, patients' satisfaction


Edition: Volume 13 Issue 3, March 2024,


Pages: 1456 - 1458



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