Category list : Rounding
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Introducing dedicated expert nurses to proactively monitor patients at increased risk of “clinical deterioration” can help cut intensive care transfers by up to 40%, according to a new US study.
An observational study in two acute care wards found that the practice of nurse rounding can be a long way away from its original aim of improving patient safety and experience
One of the frequent tasks I undertake during my day-to-day role as a student nurse is to complete hourly rounding, which usually takes the form of a clipboard or folder situated at a patient’s bedside
Staff and patient views on intentional roundingSubscription
The efficacy of intentional rounding has been widely debated and questioned so one trust carried out a review to ascertain staff and patient views on its effectiveness
Leadership walkrounds in mental health careSubscription
Patient safety walkrounds enable staff to raise concerns with senior executives. Their use in one mental health trust led to improvements in safety and care
A service evaluation suggested nurses find this type of assessment useful in identifying critically ill patients
Intentional rounding has been heavily promoted by David Cameron and others and is being widely implemented in UK hospital. But what do you think of rounding?
Intentional rounding: a critique of the evidenceSubscription
Many of the studies supporting intentional rounding are not robust. Nursing managers need to look less to political obedience and more to the evidence base
The introduction of intentional rounding in Musgrove Park Hospital led to improvements in fundamental aspects of nursing care
After Francis: the government responseSubscription
Experts comment on aspects of the government’s response to the Francis report that will have a major impact on nursing