Change-of-shift | definition of change-of-shift by Medical dictionary
That time during the working day when one group of health care professionals arrives for work and another group prepares to leave. At this juncture reports about patients are relayed from one group to another and tasks that need to be accomplished are assigned.
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There have been significant decreases in change-of-shift
falls, while residents' weights and nutritional status have improved or remained stable.