Journal of Healthcare Engineering / 2016 / Article / Tab 10

Research Article

Assessment of the Nurse Medication Administration Workflow Process

Table 10

Nonmedication related sources of interruptions.

CategoryInterruption source

Patient dietary assistanceGive patient requested food
Get ice for patient
Leave room to find apple sauce
Leave room to dispose of patient’s breakfast

Patient care assistanceAssist another patient
Assist patient to the bathroom
Get translator for patient
Get towels from linen room

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