Nazia Yousef | Pakistan

International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences (IJMRHS)
ISSN: 2319-5886 Indexed in: ESCI (Thomson Reuters)

Nazia Yousef

Department Of Nursing, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University Of Lahore, Pakistan


  • Research   
    Neurological Assessment Skill Competency of Registered Nurses in Traumatic Brain Injury Patients: A Pre-Experimental Design
    Author(s): Nazia Yousef*, Muhammad Hussain and Kousar Perveen

    Objectives: To assess the effect of educational pedagogy on the skill of nurses in the neurological assessment of traumatic brain injury patients. Methods: This pre-experimental, one-group pre-post-test study investigated the effect of an educational pedagogy on 36 registered nurses of the trauma center, general surgery, and neurosurgery department of a tertiary care hospital. 20 items validated competency checklist was used to assess the skill of nurses before and after educational training regarding Neurological (Glasgow Coma Scale) assessment of TBI patients. Results: Frequency and percentages of demographic and professional variables were checked. 36 (100%) of the nurses showed incompetent skills practice and having scored from 0 to 13. The post-test results of the study illustrated that 7 (19.4%) nurses having scores 0 to 13 and had incompetent skill practices. 29 (80.6%) nurses .. Read More»

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