INTEROBSERVER CORRELATION OF GLASGOW COMA SCORE

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Susana Arias Rivera, Hospital Universitario Getafe
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01641978
First received: July 13, 2012
Last updated: February 1, 2013
Last verified: June 2011
  Purpose

The assessment of the level of consciousness in patients admitted to intensive care units (ICU) can be complicated because the varaibles that are evaluated can be interpreted in a diferent way by different observers.

The main objective is to determine interobserve agreement of the Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) among ICU nurses and assess wheter prpfessional experience change the results. Secondary objective: to determine interobserver agreement in each of the three components (motor response, verbal and eye opening) of the GCS


Condition
To Evaluate Glasgow Coma Scale's Interobserver Reliability Among ICU's Nurses

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: INTEROBSERVER CORRELATION OF GLASGOW COMA SCORE

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Further study details as provided by Hospital Universitario Getafe:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • interobserver correlation [ Time Frame: 1 year ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • severity in GCS by groups [ Time Frame: 1 year ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Other Outcome Measures:
  • interobserver correlation by nurse's experience [ Time Frame: 1 year ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Enrollment: 125
Study Start Date: January 2012
Study Completion Date: January 2013
Primary Completion Date: January 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
neurologic level
Neurologic patients

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

neurologic patients

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • neurologic patients

Exclusion Criteria:

  • pregnants, under-ages
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Locations
Spain
Hospital Universitario de Getafe
Getafe, Madrid, Spain, 28009
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hospital Universitario Getafe
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Susana Arias Rivera, Graduada en Enfermería, Hospital Universitario Getafe
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01641978     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: GLASGOW GETAFE
Study First Received: July 13, 2012
Last Updated: February 1, 2013
Health Authority: Spain: Comité Ético de Investigación Clínica

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Coma
Unconsciousness
Consciousness Disorders
Neurobehavioral Manifestations
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms

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