ward rounds


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ward rounds

Rounds conducted on inpatients in the unit where the patients reside.
Synonym: hospital rounds
See also: rounds
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"I had no concerns at first, but around one month into my rotation he began to touch me inappropriately on ward rounds." She added: "Whenever we were with patients or if I was writing up patient notes, Dr Saravanan would stand very close to me and put his hand on the side of my bum or on my bum and move it back and forth which made me feel very uncomfortable."
Antibiotic stewardship ward rounds were being held in three departments, namely General Surgery, Paediatrics and Internal Medicine.
They also noted that doctors' ward rounds were a good training ground for ward pharmacists and an effective way of building relationships with prescribers.
The ward rounds teams, consisting of one or two staff physicians and one attending physician, were blinded to the study aims and differed from day to day.
Three studies conducted real-time audits: a neonatal ICU using randomly selected checklists during and after morning work rounds (6); a simulated environment using an electronic checklist for both audit and clinician use during preparations for non-emergency caesarean delivery under general anaesthesia (7); and internal medicine ward rounds using a checklist to assess trainees' competence (9).
Fewer members of staff, tighter budgets and a rising tide of admissions have led to a deterioration of ward rounds in hospitals, the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) and the Royal College of Nursing said.
September 20, 1988 Huddersfield Royal Infirmary chiefs rejected a plea for open visiting which they said would not be in the best interests of the patient's health and would disrupt consultants' ward rounds and routine nursing.
He said: "The ward rounds are important from a governance and safety point of view with so many people visiting the patient.
Staff will put together a patient diary which contains key appointments, ward routine and meal and visiting times as well as consultant ward rounds.
Last night, the HSE confirmed there were 32 patients waiting for beds, with medical and surgical consultants performing ward rounds to help ease the situation.
The South African Medical Association's Public Sector Chairperson, Dr Phophi Ramathuba, said that as female doctors 'we do not choose to find ourselves in the corridors doing ward rounds at 3 am.