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Ward rounds are a crucial aspect of acute care, but nurses’ involvement varies. While their responsibilities on ward rounds may vary from ward to ward, nurses have a vital role to play and should make it a priority to attend. This article discusses key aspects of nurses’ responsibilities and the different stages in the ward-round process.
Ward rounds are an essential aspect of good-quality care. Nurses play a vital and central role in the process