Hourly rounding and patients’ falls

Hourly rounding and patients’ falls

Question descriptionThe paper will include the following.

a. Clinical Question

  1. Describe problem
  2. Significance of problem in terms of outcomes or statistics
  3. The PICOT question in support of the assignment topic ( check below )
  4. Purpose of your paper

b. Levels of Evidence

  1. Type of question asked
  2. Best evidence found to answer question

c. Search Strategy

  1. Search terms
  2. Databases used (you may use Google Scholar in addition to the library databases
  3. Refinement decisions made
  4. Identification of two most relevant articles

d. Format

  1. Correct grammar and spelling
  2. Use of headings for each section
  3. Use of APA format (sixth edition)
  4. Page length: three to four pages


  1. Paper should include a title page and a reference page.

Please use this article as well.

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PICOT Question:

Population: Hourly rounding in hospital setting for patients 18-65 years of age.

Intervention: Applying hourly rounding to prevent falls and promote safety.

Comparison: Reduction in patient fall rates by implementing hourly rounding compared to increase in falls without hourly rounding.

Outcome: Increase patient satisfaction and safety with the intervention of hourly rounding.

Time: Increase efficiency, improves communication and reduces the length of hospital stays.