Nurses' and nursing assistants' reports of missed care and delegation.

@article{Gravlin2010NursesAN,
  title={Nurses' and nursing assistants' reports of missed care and delegation.},
  author={Gayle Gravlin and Nancy Phoenix Bittner},
  journal={The Journal of nursing administration},
  year={2010},
  volume={40 7-8},
  pages={329-35}
}
OBJECTIVE Measure RNs' and nursing assistants' reports of frequency and reasons for missed nursing care and identify factors related to successful delegation. BACKGROUND Routine nursing tasks were identified as the most commonly occurring omissions. Reasons for omissions included poor utilization of staff resources, time required for the nursing interventions, poor teamwork, ineffective delegation, habit, and denial. METHODS Quantitative, descriptive design. RESULTS Widespread reports of… CONTINUE READING
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