I only looked quickly at you links, and did not see SBAR spelled out anywhere...forgive me if this is a repeat....
This is what the floors at my hospital use…it’s a pre-printed form. I don’t use it in emerg, so not sure of positive & negatives of it, but it looks like it could help to keep you organized, I would not read it word for word, but to have in front of you to focus your thoughts.
State who you are (name/position/location)
I am calling about____ (pt name/location)
The pt’s code status is__________
I am calling about____ (new onset chest pain, etc)
My assessment is as follows:
I am concerned about _____________ (symptoms/abnormal values, etc)
B-background (have chart with you)
Admitting diagnosis: ________ Admit date:_____
Treatments pre & post onset of this problem________________
O2 ___L/min___________ Previous VS ________________
Report also by system:
NVS: LOC, GCS
Resp: BS, Air entry, cough, secretions, chest tube
CVS: pedal pulses, skin colour, edema, diaphoresis
GI/GU: abd soft/firm, BS, N/V, urine amont
A-assessment (what do you think?)
I think the problem is_________________ OR I am not sure what the problem is, but I am concened. OR…. The pt is unstable and we need to do something.
R-recommendation (what do you want from the physician?)
I recommend ____________________ (come see pt, talk to family about code status, etc). Do you need and tests ordered?
You may need to ask the following:
When are you coming to see the patient?
What parameters do you want me to continue monitoring?
What changed should I expect to indicate improvement?
If you are not coming in, when should I call you again?
**Remember to repeat all orders back to physician**