PATIENTS PERCEPTIONS OF BEDSIDE HANDOVERS

Authors
Citation
J. Cahill, PATIENTS PERCEPTIONS OF BEDSIDE HANDOVERS, Journal of clinical nursing, 7(4), 1998, pp. 351-359
Citations number
57
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Nursing
Journal title
ISSN journal
0962-1067
Volume
7
Issue
4
Year of publication
1998
Pages
351 - 359
Database
ISI
SICI code
0962-1067(1998)7:4<351:PPOBH>2.0.ZU;2-H
Abstract
(.)The bedside handover is a universal phenomenon in nearly every type of care setting. It has become the chief arena for the intershift han dover in contemporary nursing practice. Published literature investiga ting patients' viewpoints on the location of the bedside handover is s parse. (.)The overall aim of this study is to describe and provide an analysis of patients' perceptions of the bedside handover. (.)A ground ed theory approach to data collection and data analysis n as employed to capture surgical patients' views about the bedside handover. (.)The analysis tentatively suggests the existence of three categories that describe the patients' perceptions of the bedside handover. 'Maintaini ng a Professional Distance', 'Establishing Professional Sharing' and ' Maintaining Patient Safety'.