Evidence based practice - Running Head: EVIDENCE-BASED...

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Running Head: EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE – HOURLY ROUNDING1EVIDENCE BASED PRACTICE - HOURLY ROUNDING NameEssayTutors nameDate of Submission
EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE – HOURLY ROUNDING2Background of the problemHourly rounding is defined as “a systematic, proactive nursing intervention designed to anticipate and address the needs of hospitalized patients.” Studies have indicated hospital stay elevate the stress experienced by patients and their families. Since the patient and their families are subjected to hospital environment where he/she is required to undergo various tests and treatment monitored by physicians, nurses, doctors and other healthcare personnel (Mitchell, et al., 2015). These conditions make the patients to be vulnerable emotionally and social. In most cases, the patients are required to use nurse call button in order to have their needs met. In extreme situations, patients experience falls, reduces satisfaction rating, skin breakdown and ulcers.StakeholdersStakeholder involved in this evidence-based practice include: patients and the nursing

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Nursing, Health care provider, Florence Nightingale

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