ward round

ward round

The UK definition of ward round is the same as other health systems. A so-called firm—with doctors from the top (consultant) to the bottom (FY1) of the organisation—visits each patient on their list, reviewing their history, examination, investigations and treatment.

A business ward round is a ward round which concentrates on dealing with the patients’ particulars, assuring that changes in a patient’s status have been investigated and addressed rather than on teaching, in contrast to a teaching ward round, which plays a more formative role in a junior’s training.
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He said a sufficient number of doctors performed their duties in the hospital's dialysis centre and Nephrology Ward round the clock to properly serve the patients.
She said: "Whenever we did a ward round, we would walk aside each other to patients' bays and would always look at patients' notes in the corridor before going in to see them.
She said:"Whenever we did a ward round, we would walk aside each other to patients bay and would always look at patients notes in the corridor before going in to see them.
Since the start of the programme, antibiotic prescription chart auditing has been ongoing and continually evolving, as has the production of data on antibiotic consumption, antibiotic stewardship ward round quality, intravenous line and trans-urethral catheter use, and healthcare-associated infections.
One day, when I was doing a ward round to see patients on the ward, a parent sarcastically commented: 'You appear sicker than us, please get us a more qualified doctor.'
A British training film attempted to emphasise this point by showing a senior doctor celebrating communication skills on a large ward round as the patient repeatedly replies, 'Yes, doctor.' When the ward round is completed the tea lady approaches, offering to pour tea or coffee from the trolley.
Vohra said that dengue treatment facilities have been ensured at the dengue counters established at Emergency ward round the clock while doctors, nurses and other staff also remain present from 8 am to 8pm in the Outdoor ward.
Using information obtained during the pharmaceutical care rounds, interventions were suggested on the ward rounds. In some instances, more than one ward round was done per day because of different specialties doing rounds.
He and other support workers were frustrated by the medical staff, claiming a staff nurse "missed out" Mr Ridd on one ward round.
Validation of a checklist to assess ward round performance in internal medicine.
A "virtual ward round" is carried out every day to ensure that patients are being seen by the right people at the right time and that they are receiving the right treatment.