The merry-go-round of patient rounding: assure your patients get the brass ring

Medsurg Nurs. Jul-Aug 2012;21(4):240-5.

Abstract

Staff members on a medical-surgical unit in a large community teaching hospital adapted the hourly rounding concept to their specific patient population. Lessons learned and strategies to assure continuous success with the rounding process are addressed.

MeSH terms

  • Efficiency, Organizational
  • Hospitals, Community / methods
  • Hospitals, Community / organization & administration*
  • Hospitals, Teaching / methods
  • Hospitals, Teaching / organization & administration*
  • Humans
  • Medical Staff, Hospital / organization & administration*
  • Patient Satisfaction / statistics & numerical data*
  • Pennsylvania
  • Process Assessment, Health Care*
  • Teaching Rounds / methods*
  • Workflow*