Effect of Hourly Nursing Rounds on Call Light Use, Patient Falls, and Patient Satisfaction . Stephanie R. Bruce, BS, RN University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, School of Nursing. Acknowledgments. Mary Beth Trentadue , Preceptor Julie Darmody , Faculty Supervisor. Introduction. Problem:
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Effect of Hourly Nursing Rounds on Call Light Use, Patient Falls, and Patient Satisfaction
Stephanie R. Bruce, BS, RNUniversity of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, School of Nursing
(Meade, Bursell & Ketelsen, 2006)
-Meade, Bursell & Ketelsen, 2006
(Institute for Healthcare Improvement, 2004)
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