An aid to consistency but not to compassion
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An aid to consistency but not to compassion

Lynne Pearce Health journalist

What the evidence says about the efficacy of intentional rounding

Intentional rounding is a structured nursing intervention, usually carried out every 1-2 hours. The aim is to address the fundamental elements of nursing care through a regular bedside ward round to check on patients, using a standardised protocol and documentation.

Nursing Standard. 36, 8, 39-39. doi: 10.7748/ns.36.8.39.s14

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