No substitute for experience: do consultants that have been practising for longer lead faster post-take medical ward rounds?
AIM: To ascertain whether consultants that have been practising for longer lead faster post-take medical ward rounds. METHOD: Single-centre observational study of nine consultant physicians at morning post-take medical ward rounds at a district general hospital in the North West of London. RESULTS: Data were gathered from 25 post-take medical ward rounds. Multivariate regression analysis revealed that less time is spent per patient when consultants have been practising for longer (p<0.01),...Expand abstract
- Publication status:
- Peer review status:
- Peer reviewed
- Accepted manuscript
- Copyright holder:
- Rila Publications
- Copyright date:
- © 2013 Rila Publications Ltd.
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