Nurse-Physician Communication: A Case Study

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P- Among Nurses and Physicians in an orthopedic surgical unit
I- does the use of the SBAR format to communicate
C- compare to non SBAR format
O- To identify the problem in communication and its effect on patient and ways to solve the problem.
According to Flicek article multiple barriers exist that hinder nurse- physician communication. A continuous flow of interruptions and multiple patient handoffs affect the ability of nurses and physicians to connect effectively, and establish a trusting and collegial relationship (Tschannen et al., 2011). Time is also a major factor in communication breakdown. Because nurses a n d physicians can independently busy, finding time to communicate properly becomes a pressing issue (Burns, 2011). Work environments

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