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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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Bedside report has been shown to increase patient safety, patient satisfaction, and decrease time required for shift report.
At this meeting the Change of Shift Report is briefly reviewed, other issues from the night are reported, incoming patient intake information is reviewed, and patients who are being discharged are mentioned.
Today the Campaign's Market Shift Report validates that we've been on the right track all along.
Typical data collected by Mettler-Toledo's metal detection systems include Performance Verification Reports (PVR) to prove systems have been correctly and periodically tested and shift reports detailing production throughput numbers, batch information and all important rejected pack counts.
Topics covered include the mobile health (m-health) and e-health models for patient information systems, diagnostic cost reduction using artificial neural networks, a case study of HISI adoption using an adaptive structuration theory approach, physicians' acceptance of computerized physician order entry, decentralization of the Greek national telemedicine system, the use of pocket PCs for nurses' shift reports and patient care, and the impact of certification on healthcare information technology use, among other topics.
Due to the increase in network size, Clark needed to create prime shift reports, as well as monthly reports based on industry-specific data, while using ad hoc report-generation facilities that would support the company's ever-changing business needs.
Besides planning and scheduling, these include shift reports, time-card generation, and payroll.
Mr Downey died after more than 16 shift reports made reference to visibility problems caused by steam.
There were repeated problems with communication; team culture, such as who is allowed to say what and when; lack of information; and inadequate shift reports, "sign-outs," and handoffs.
Paperless charting, touch-screen ADL worksheets, wireless medication charting, shift reports, and audits are built into the system.
Computer automatically prints job and shift reports and provides audit trail reports for changes to production and process data if desired.
Paperless charting, touch-screen ADL worksheets, cordless medication charting, shift reports, and audits are built into the system.