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Chapter-20 Nursing Rounds and Reports

BOOK TITLE: Nursing Education Made Easy

Author
1. Raj D Elakkuvana Bhaskara
ISBN
9789386261571
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/18055_21
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2018
Pages
4
Author Affiliations
1. Padmashree Institute of Nursing, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India, Indira Gandhi School and College of Nursing, Amethi, Uttar Pradesh, India
Chapter keywords
Nursing round, nursing report, nursing manual, medical care, social service round, medical round, physical therapist

Abstract

A nursing round is one which presents an overview of certain aspects of the nursing or medical care of all patients on the ward or of selected patients. The purpose of nursing round is to acquaint nurses with all patients on the more purposeful care may be achieved for each patient, to help nurses to get acquainted with new patients, to demonstrate the effect of drugs used in the treatment, and to evaluate result of treatment and patient satisfaction. Types of nursing rounds include rounds with doctors, rounds with discuss psychological problem of patient, social service rounds, medical round for nurses, and round with the physical therapist. Nursing manuals are a good practice to compile all the rules/guidelines concerning the management and procedure in a manual that can be made available for reference.

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