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report

1. Brit a statement on the progress, academic achievement, etc., of each child in a school, written by teachers and sent to the parents or guardian annually or each term
2. a written account of a case decided at law, giving the main points of the argument on each side, the court's findings, and the decision reached
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(1) An oral or written statement in a form stipulated by regulations for servicemen in addressing commanders. In the navy the watch officer makes a morning report to the ship commander. It provides information on the condition of the ship, the weather, and the situation at sea for a given period of time.

(2) A statement concerning the fulfillment of an assignment or obligation.


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a written or oral exposition of a theme, including a review of the related literature and other sources. A report generally aims to provide scientific or scholarly information. Reports are widely used in scientific research institutions, higher educational institutions, political education institutions, and people’s universities. In general-education schools and specialized secondary educational institutions, reports include essays prepared by students on an extracurricular subject.

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report

[ri′pȯrt]
(acoustics)
Sharp explosive sound, as of a shot, bursting bomb, or projectile.
(computer science)
An output document prepared by a data-processing system.
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report

A term used by ATC (air traffic control) to instruct pilots to advise ATC of specific information or to pass the same to ATC.
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A printed or microfilmed collection of facts and figures with page numbers and page headings. See report writer and query.
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The content and context of change of shift report on medical and surgical units.
The Change of Shift Report allows staff members to report any actions that have been taken on identified problems.
Nurse shift report: Who says you can't talk in front of the patient?
An example is audiotaped nursing change of shift report. The oncoming nurse hears that the patient is doing well but the message fails to include that the patient was started on antibiotics for treatment of sepsis.
Escalating Verbal Prompt Set for Simulation Scenario: Alternation in Comfort/Pain Baseline Presentation 62 y/o male S/P exploratory laporatomy and lysis of adhesions 2 days ago, midline abdominal incision, shift report: reported 6/10 pain at 6:00 am and patient received 2 mg morphine with good result, analgesics ordered q 4 hour prn.
REFINEMENT OF AN INSTRUMENT FOR ASSESSMENT OF SHIFT REPORT INTERACTION BEHAVIORS.
One way to guarantee successful communication is to use a shift report. A shift report, posted on the machine, is completed at the end of each shift by the operator.
Management reports include production records and a unique shift report showing run times, packing rates and details of line stoppages.
In a correlational descriptive study, implementation of the SBAR template for use during nurse-to-nurse shift handoff and interdisciplinary rounds resulted in increased time spent on shift report tasks, from 14.3 minutes pre-SBAR to 21.5 minutes (paper) and 25.4 minutes (electronic) post-SBAR (p<0.01).
When the day shift nurse comes onto the unit, she can retrieve the report while the nighttime nurse is taking care of patients, rather than being tied up with shift report. There is time allotted for the oncoming nurse to ask questions and interact with the off-going nurses.
DURING SHIFT REPORT, nursing staff develop their own governing procedures, interpersonal relationships, and even work output.