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Nurse perceptions of traditional and bedside shift report

Small, Deborah C., DNP, RN, NE-BC; Fitzpatrick, Joyce J., PhD, RN, FAAN

doi: 10.1097/01.NUMA.0000511921.67645.47

This study used survey results to compare nurses' attitudes about traditional shift report versus a structured bedside shift report.

Deborah C. Small is the CNO and vice president of Patient Care Services at Cleveland (Ohio) Clinic Fairview Hospital. Joyce J. Fitzpatrick is the Elizabeth Brooks Ford Professor of Nursing at Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.

The authors have disclosed no financial relationships related to this article.

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