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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.
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Another report that was designed is the summarized report by week, showing the same information as the shift report except for the individual stoppages.
Relevance of information received during the previous shift report scored 3.5 points on average (range 3-4).
* Misunderstand information shared during rounds and change of shift report.
The IONS publication, the Shift Report, has this to say about our old story: Its purpose has been fulfilled, and, therefore, it is no longer needed.
If access to the equipment is required afterhours, a spare key can be placed in a security bag and logged on each shift report. If it's used, the security bag will be opened and the reason can be investigated.
Nurses in other settings have traditionally written or dictated a Change of Shift Report, passing on to the next shift important information about their patients.
Some nurses cried or laughed during the telling; and some were strictly factual as if giving a change of shift report including vital signs and lab results.
One way to guarantee successful communication is to use a shift report. The operator completes a shift report, posted on the machine, at the end of each shift.
Findings from this pilot study were: 1) noise levels across all study areas were greater than the 45 decibels recommended by the EPA; 2) noise levels increased significantly during change of shift report, most notably at 1500 hrs; 3) staff reported higher stress levels at 1500 hrs compared to other measurement times; 4) 10% of study respondents reported unusually high stress levels.
* CE troops coming off shift report half of the flight line is underwater; BX and Commissary are in water 6 feet deep and it's rising; trees are down all over the base; the CE building has collapsed.
When that next shift comes on, rather than meeting in a room for half an hour or longer, all staff can put on their headsets and start their rounds immediately, listening to the end of shift report as they walk down the corridor.