ward rounds


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ward rounds

Rounds conducted on inpatients in the unit where the patients reside.
Synonym: hospital rounds
See also: rounds
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Many pharmacy managers see ward rounds as time consuming and taking the pharmacist away from the dispensing practice.
During ward rounds, no matter whether in casualty, adult or maternity wards, a young eager colleague presents a patient as 'known HIV and TB patient, on treatment, now admitted because of shortness of breath, diarrhoea, abdominal pains, etc.
After demonstrating both the utility of a paper-based process-of-care checklist in an ICU pilot study (17) and a need for improvement in delivering identified processes of care (18), the next logical step in this program of research was to conduct a preliminary examination of criterion-related concurrent validity of the paper-based checklist prior to developing, implementing and evaluating an electronic process-of-care checklist for use on morning ward rounds in the ICU.
Critical care matron Elizabeth Carr said a number of measures have been introduced, including an internal safety communication memo to all critical staff, special training for key staff, and both day and night ward rounds had been established.
September 20, 1988 Huddersfield Royal Infirmary chiefs rejected a plea for open visiting which they said would not be in the best interests of the patient's health and would disrupt consultants' ward rounds and routine nursing.
The notes from these rounds are supervised by Ysbyty Glan Clwyd consultant Dr Indrajit Chatterjee - who attends the ward rounds at Rhyl in person once a week.
Staff will put together a patient diary which contains key appointments, ward routine and meal and visiting times as well as consultant ward rounds.
He was a gifted teacher, both at the bedside and in the catheterisation laboratory, his ward rounds were popular and his elucidation of complex haemodynamic principles (literally on the back of a cigarette box) was legendary.
Last night, the HSE confirmed there were 32 patients waiting for beds, with medical and surgical consultants performing ward rounds to help ease the situation.
The South African Medical Association's Public Sector Chairperson, Dr Phophi Ramathuba, said that as female doctors 'we do not choose to find ourselves in the corridors doing ward rounds at 3 am.
He also refused to participate in ward rounds, leaving the work to other medics.