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Table 3 Temporal aspects of the ward rounds in surgery and psychiatry

From: Ward round competences in surgery and psychiatry - a comparative multidisciplinary interview study

Frequency of ward rounds [%] Estimated duration of ward rounds in minutes
  Surgery Psychiatry   Surgery Psychiatry
Once a week 80 Overall duration 43 min 210 min
Twice a week 13 Per patient 4 min 12 min
>Twice a week 100 7    
  1. Left column: Described frequency of the ward rounds in percent [%] of the interviews (N surgery = 30, N psychiatry = 30)
  2. Right column: Reported average duration of the ward rounds in minutes (min)