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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Many pharmacy managers see ward rounds as time consuming and taking the pharmacist away from the dispensing practice.
Danielle said: "As a quality ambassador, I have the opportunity to go on ward rounds alongside matrons and I'm able to give my opinion and suggestions.
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).
The Nuneaton hospital has now opened all its extra beds, increased the number of ward rounds and is fast-tracking some patients home.
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.
The notes from these rounds are supervised by Ysbyty Glan Clwyd consultant Dr Indrajit Chatterjee - who attends the ward rounds at Rhyl in person once a week.
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.
Some hospitals have had staff working double-shifts to cope and have increased ward rounds to avoid bedblocking.
What is the current dress code in teaching hospitals, and what are students and doctors expected to wear on ward rounds, etc.
The action plan calls for training and free study days for healthcare professionals, for fathers to be present for ward rounds and when support is given on baby care skills, and for mothers and fathers to be able to stay together overnight on postnatal wards.