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Authors

  1. Patterson, Lisa M. BSN, RN

Abstract

Intentional rounding is a strategicway to improve patient care through decreasing falls and hospital-acquired pressure ulcers, while increasing patient satisfaction. On the basis of literature reviews and discussions with nurses on units that pilot-tested intentional rounding, useful strategies emerged. This article will provide information about intentional rounding, a means for planning implementation, and the results of evaluating its implementation.