International Journal of Advance Research in Medical Surgical Nursing
2020, Vol. 2, Issue 2, Part A
Assess the nutritional outcome of traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients admitted in critical care unit in PESIMSR Hospital, Kuppam, Andhra Pradesh
Dr. Metilda and Dr. A Jaganath
Methods: The research methodology adopted in this study was a quantitative method with a descriptive study to assess the nutritional outcome of TBI patients. The sample selection was made with a convenience sampling technique and the sample consisted of 60 TBI patients admitted in critical care unit at PESIMSR Hospital in Kuppam, Andhra Pradesh. Anthropometric measurements (weight, height, body mass index) were estimated using standard protocols. Nutritional outcome of all subjects was assessed by using Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool. Data collected was analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics in terms of frequency, percentage distribution and chi-square tests.
Dr. Metilda, Dr. A Jaganath. Assess the nutritional outcome of traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients admitted in critical care unit in PESIMSR Hospital, Kuppam, Andhra Pradesh. Int J Adv Res Med Surg Nurs 2020;2(2):22-26.