“D-MIST” patient turnover reports

“D-MIST” patient turnover reports

Members,

 

Per Deputy Chief Hundley, “In an attempt to improve the communications during your turnover reports at SPAH, the attached format will be used by the nursing staff and physicians when conducting a patient turnover bedside. The attachment discusses the D-MIST report and the SPAH staff will lead the turnover discussion. Thanks!”

 

Remember, the patient turnover report format is:

 

D

Demographics

Age & gender

M

Mechanism of injury or

Medical Complaint

What happened or

Pt’s chief complaint

I

Inspection/Injury/Illness

Your findings

S

Signs & Symptoms

vitals, GCS, glucose

T

Treatment

What you’ve done so far

 

Here’s Sentara’s SBAR notice:

 

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— Division Chief Kevin Lipscomb, NRP

— Regulation & Support Services

— Va Beach EMS Department