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...al acquired injury, etc, as a result of not doing hourly rounding.
Increasing patient satisfaction are important goals for health institutions. Available evidence indicates hourly rounds are effective for nursing practice. The implication of these findings for nurses is the improvement in patient satisfaction through improved patient’s perception of staff communication, and staff responsiveness. In order to enhance patient satisfaction, all members of the health-care team must work together to successfully implement the intervention on their unit efficiently. Although, stronger evidenced studies are needed to to improve the quality of the evidence, the evidence available concludes that there is likely no evidence that can refute the effectiveness of hourly rounding. It proves as a cost-effective intervention that males a huge impact on patient outcomes.
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