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Advances in Clinical and Experimental Medicine

2006, vol. 15, nr 3, May-June, p. 543–547

Publication type: review article

Language: English

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Clinimetrics in the Assessment of Patients with Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage – Clinical Scales Review (Part I)

Ocena klinimetryczna chorego z krwotokiem podpajęczynówkowym wywołanym tętniakiem śródczaszkowym – przegląd skal klinicznych (część 1)

Robert Ślusarz1,, Wojciech Beuth1,, Barbara Książkiewicz2,

1 Institute of Neurological and Neurosurgery Nursing CM UMK in Bydgoszcz, Poland

2 Faculty and Clinic of Neurology CM UMK in Bydgoszcz, Poland

Abstract

Clinimetrics is a distinct domain of medicine that focuses on the construction and evaluation of clinical indexes used in measuring clinical phenomena and it employs numerous special methods closely related to the strategy of psychometrics. Based on literature, the most commonly used scales to assess patients with aneurysmal SAH are described in this study. These are the Hunt−Hess scale (H−H), World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies Scale (WFNS), Fisher Scale (FS), Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS), and Glasgow Outcome Scale (GOS). Another scale used for diagnostic purposes, the Brainstem Insufficiency Scale (BIS), is also reviewed here.

Streszczenie

Klinimetria to swoista dziedzina wiedzy medycznej, skupiająca się na budowie i ocenie wskaźników klinicznych, wykorzystująca liczne metody blisko spokrewnione ze strategią psychometrii. Oznacza ona pomiar zjawisk klinicznych występujących u pacjenta. Opierając się na piśmiennictwie omówiono najczęściej używane skale w ocenie pacjentów z krwotokiem podpajęczynówkowym wywołanym tętniakiem śródczaszkowym. Przedstawiono dane dotyczące takich skal pomiarowych, jak: skala Hunta−Hessa (H−H), skala Światowej Federacji Neurochirurgów (WFNS), skala Fishera (FS), skala śpiączki Glasgow (GCS), skala Glasgow wyników końcowych (GOS). Uwzględniono również Skalę Niedomogi Pnia Mózgu (BIS).

Key words

clinimetrics, clinical scales, subarachnoid hemorrhage, intracranial aneurysm

Słowa kluczowe

klinimetria, skale kliniczne, krwotok podpajęczynówkowy, tętniak śródczaszkowy

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