Monitoring and recording patients’ neurological observations
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Monitoring and recording patients’ neurological observations

Emma Dawes Practice development nurse, Sunderland Royal Hospital, Sunderland
Hilary Lloyd Principal lecturer, Sunderland Royal Hospital, Sunderland
Lesley Durham Nurse consultant in critical care, Sunderland Royal Hospital, Sunderland

This article provides a detailed account of how to monitor and record neurological observations. It outlines the importance of neurological observations in acutely ill patients and focuses on carrying out observations using the Glasgow Coma Scale.

Nursing Standard. 22, 10,40-45. doi: 10.7748/ns2007.11.22.10.40.c6237

Correspondence

emma.dawes@chs.northy.nhs.uk

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review