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Bedside visits by a physician—or other health professional—to evaluate treatment, assess current course and document the patient’s progress or recuperation
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rounds

Medtalk Bedside visits by a physician–or other health professional, to evaluate treatment, assess current course and document the Pt's progress or recuperation. See Grounds rounds, Plate rounds, Professorial rounds, Protease inhibitor rounds, Round, SOAP. Cf Grand rounds.
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Over the past decade, medical grand rounds attendance has declined widely, says Robert Wachter, M.D., chief of medical service at the University of California San Francisco Medical Center.
Paul Farmer visited the campus of the University of New York at Stony Brook to give medical grand rounds and speak to the students about his work.
My challenges were twofold and equally important: (a) intensive study of current textbooks and journals to become more familiar with the clinical significance and interpretation of laboratory tests; in addition, I attended medical grand rounds each week, a habit that I continued throughout my career; and (b) to update the chemistry laboratory to meet the needs of the medical staff.
Smithson, a busy internist, starts her day in a large community hospital by attending televised medical grand rounds originating from a regional university medical center.