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The accuracy of Glasgow coma scale Knowledge and Performance among Vietnamese nurses

  title={The accuracy of Glasgow coma scale Knowledge and Performance among Vietnamese nurses},
  author={Nguyen Thi Thanh Hien and Sun-Mi Chae},
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate the accuracy of Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) knowledge and performance among Vietnamese nurses. Methods: A cross-sectional descriptive study was conducted using a questionnaire pertaining to the nurses` knowledge of GCS and a structured evaluation tool to measure the accuracy of their GCS scores. A total of 94 Vietnamese nurses participated in this study, all from a general hospital in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Data were analyzed by conducting… Expand
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