Hourly Rounding: A Replication Study
- RISK OF FALLS IN ADULT PATIENTS ADMITTED TO A UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL: NOTE PREVIEW. Sebben Pasa, Thiana; Bosi de Souza Magnago, Tnia Solange; de Souza Urbanetto, Janete // Journal of Nursing UFPE / Revista de Enfermagem UFPE;Jul2013, Vol. 7 Issue 7S, p5059
Objective: to identify the risk of falls in adult patients admitted to units of a general medical and surgical hospital. Method: cohort study that will be developed in Clinical Surgery and Clinical Medicine of a university hospital. For data collection will be used an instrument consisting of...
- The Merry-Go-Round of Patient Rounding: Assure Your Patients Get The Brass Ring. Kessler, Beth; Claude-Gutekunst, Marie; Donchez, Ashley M.; Dries, Rachel F.; Snyder, Megan M. // MEDSURG Nursing;Jul/Aug2012, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p240
Staff members on a medical-surgical unit in a large community teaching hospital adapted the hourly rounding concept to their specific patient population. Lessons learned and strategies to assure continuous success with the rounding process are addressed.
- Relationship of Respiratory Care Bundle with Incentive Spirometry to Reduced Pulmonary Complications in A Medical General Practice Unit. Lamar, Joanne // MEDSURG Nursing;Jan/Feb2012, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p33
To address an increase in patient transfers to the intensive care unit because of respiratory distress, a respiratory care bundle utilizing incentive spirometry was developed for a medical general practice unit. This resulted in decreased respiratory complications over 12 months.
- Nursing Staff's Awareness of Keeping Beds in the Lowest Position to Prevent Falls and Fall Injuries In an Adult Acute Surgical Inpatient Care Setting. Tzeng, Huey-Ming; Yin, Chang-Yi; Anderson, Allison; Prakash, Atul // MEDSURG Nursing;Sep/Oct2012, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p271
High beds are a safety concern. This qualitative study used pre-existing nurse interview data and confirmed nurses' awareness of the impor-tance of keeping patient beds in the lowest position. Lowering the bed helps promote patient safety and prevent falls.
- The Impact of Nurse Rounding on Patient Satisfaction in a Medical- Surgical Hospital Unit. Blakley, Donna; Kroth, Michael; Gregson, James // MEDSURG Nursing;Nov/Dec2011, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p327
This study, led by the chief nursing officer and the patient advocate of a community hospital, set out to determine the impact of nurse rounding on inpatients in a medical-surgical unit. The introduction of the 4 P Program, a nurse rounding program designed to anticipate and meet basic patient...
- Nursing workload in an inpatient unit. de Brito, Ana Paula; Guirardello, Edinêis de Brito // Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem (RLAE);Sep/Oct2011, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p1139
This study evaluated the nursing workload in an inpatient unit of a university hospital. This descriptive study applied the Nursing Activities Score (NAS) over the course of 30 consecutive days. A total of 1,080 observations were obtained from the medical files of 156 patients. The average...
- The Disparity between Patient and Nurse Symptom Rating in a Hospice Population. To, Timothy H.M.; Ong, Wah Ying; Rawlings, Deborah; Greene, Aine; Currow, David C. // Journal of Palliative Medicine;May2012, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p542
Background: Meticulous assessment, monitoring, and treatment of symptoms are key components of palliative care. The Symptom Assessment Scale (SAS) is a 0-10 numerical rating scale (NRS) used for self-report of sleep, appetite, nausea, bowels, breathing, fatigue, and pain. Ideally, symptom rating...
- Thou Shalt Not Fall! Decreasing Falls In the Postoperative Orthopedic Patient with a Femoral Nerve Block. Foisy, Kimberly // MEDSURG Nursing;Jul/Aug2013, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p246
The article focuses on the decreasing falls in the femoral nerve block (FNB) patient at North Shore Medical Center. It says that decreasing patient fall is a safety priority for direct-care nurses and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have set standards and payment incentives to...
- Surgical nurses in teaching hospitals in Ireland: understanding pain. Vickers, Niamh; Wright, Shelagh; Staines, Anthony // British Journal of Nursing;9/25/2014, Vol. 23 Issue 17, p924
Background: Nurses play a crucial role in pain management and must be highly knowledgeable to ensure their practices are of a high standard. Aim: The purpose of this study was to determine the baseline level of knowledge and attitudes regarding pain of nurses working in three teaching hospitals...