Journal Article

A descriptive study of nurse-reported missed care in neonatal intensive care units.

Tubbs-Cooley HL; Pickler RH; Younger JB; Mark BA.

This study surveyed nurses in neonatal intensive care units about missed nursing care. As in other care settings, missed nursing care is significant, and reasons include interruptions, urgent patient situations, and increases in patient volume. This finding underscores the need to enhance nursing workflow to prevent errors of omission.