Journal Article

Perceptions of rounding checklists in the intensive care unit: a qualitative study.

Hallam BD, Kuza CC, Rak K, et al. BMJ quality & safety. 2018;27:836-843.

This qualitative study employed direct observation of intensive care unit rounds and interviews with clinicians to delineate barriers and facilitators of rounding checklists. Researchers found that checklist use is related to perceived relevance and impact on work efficiency as well as quality and safety. They suggest that better integration of checklists into rounding workflow could improve their implementation.