A real-time locating system observes physician time-motion patterns during walk-rounds: a pilot study

@inproceedings{Ward2014ARL,
  title={A real-time locating system observes physician time-motion patterns during walk-rounds: a pilot study},
  author={D W SewardJ R Ward and William Ghali and Alecia Graham and Jane B. Lemaire},
  booktitle={BMC medical education},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Walk-rounds, a common component of medical education, usually consist of a combination of teaching outside the patient room as well as in the presence of the patient, known as bedside teaching. The proportion of time dedicated to bedside teaching has been declining despite research demonstrating its benefits. Increasing complexities of patient care and perceived impediments to workflow are cited as reasons for this declining use. Research using real-time locating systems (RTLS) has… CONTINUE READING
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