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report

 [re-port´]
a prepared account of an event, investigation, or evaluation, usually for formal presentation to an authority or group.
accident report incident report.
case report a narrative in the professional literature that identifies a single incident and discusses pertinent factors related to the patient.
incident report a written document describing inadvertent trauma to a patient, errors or omissions in care, or untoward events happening to staff or visitors. Such a report should be filed as soon after the event as possible. Called also accident report.
shift report in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as exchanging essential patient care information with other nursing staff at change of shift.

shift report

a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as exchanging essential patient care information with other nursing staff at change of shift. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.
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Although bedside shift report has been recommended to achieve the best patient outcomes, concern exists about lack of consistency in report formats and standardization in the practice (Sand-Jecklin & Sherman, 2014).
The quality of shift report, report times, and number of interruptions might not be accurate because the participants rated themselves and might have completed the survey many hours after the end of shift report.
The 2008 IONS Shift Report, entitled Changing the Story of Our Future, takes note of this study, and concludes, "And so it appears that we avoid the discomfort of contradictory facts when they challenge a particular decision or belief--denial equals emotional homeostasis.
When patient Roger was informed that his father had died, the counselor put this information on the Change of Shift Report so that the evening staff knew that Roger might need extra support.
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Cleaning the machines is routinely done about once each week, and each operator's shift report includes a verification of marking legibility.
SHIFT REPORT SITE: DRIVER: DRIVER VEHICLE NO: 268 TYPE: DATA FILE: 08120807.
Every shift report by the staff is read and reviewed by the general manager and assistant general manager on a daily basis.
In a correlational descriptive study, implementation of the SBAR template for use during nurse-to-nurse shift handoff and interdisciplinary rounds resulted in increased time spent on shift report tasks, from 14.
The method for delivery of shift report varies among hospitals and even from unit to unit within any given institution (Kerr, 2002).
To assess relevance and outcomes of the checklist process, each student performed the HTT immediately after receiving change of shift report.
Standardized handoffs, such as medication reconciliation, will not affect the remaining manual processes nor eliminate verbal communication during the standard shift report or transfer from one clinical area to another.