Journal Article
Commentary

Ward round template: enhancing patient safety on ward rounds.

Gilliland N, Catherwood N, Chen S, et al. BMJ open quality. 2018;7:e000170.

Incomplete communication regarding patient information can diminish the safety of care delivery. This commentary describes how a quality improvement project applied plan–do–study–act cycles to enhance collection of patient data. Researchers developed, tested, and refined a ward round template in a United Kingdom urology service and increased compliance in the recording of patient care measures.