TITLE

Restore the prominence of the medical ward round

AUTHOR(S)
Cohn, Anthony
PUB. DATE
November 2013
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal;11/23/2013, Vol. 347 Issue 7934, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the need to prioritize ward rounds in hospitals. Topics discussed include the lack of time allocated at each patient, the benefits of an effective daily ward round to doctors and calculation of time required to deliver good quality ward rounds. Also mentioned are changes needed to restore the ward round to its rightful place such as the composition of the round team and the ward routine.
ACCESSION #
92562596

 

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