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...
- Organizational guidelines for care provision management in nephrology: analysis of critical incidents. da Silva, Cecília Teixeira; Christovam, Bárbara Pompeu // Online Brazilian Journal of Nursing;2014 Suppl 1, Vol. 13, p431
Overall aim: to propose organizational guidelines for the management actions associated with nursing care based on problem situations identified by nurses of the Nephrology and Renal Transplantation Center (CRNTR) via the analysis of critical incidents. Specific aims: To describe the management...
- 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...