Critical Care Nursing

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Critique of the Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS)

Ehsan Kashani 1 , Hadiseh Monadi Ziarat 2 and Ali Tajabadi 3 , *
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1 School of Nursing, Sabzevar University of Medical Sciences, Sabzevar, Iran
2 School of Nursing and Midwifery, Iran University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran
3 School of Paramedicine, Sabzevar University of Medical Sciences, Sabzevar, Iran
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  • Critical Care Nursing: 11 (3); e90156
  • Published Online: February 5, 2019
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: February 2, 2019
  • Accepted: February 3, 2019
  • DOI: 10.5812/ccn.90156

To Cite: Kashani E, Monadi Ziarat H, Tajabadi A. Critique of the Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS), Crit Care Nurs J. Online ahead of Print ; 11(3):e90156. doi: 10.5812/ccn.90156.

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