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Figure 4. Sample Pareto Diagram Trauma Nurse (24-Hour Observation)

A Toolkit for Redesign in Health Care: Final Report

Bar chart depicting sample activities of a trauma nurse during 24-hour observation, showing hours and minutes spent on each activity.

Note: This Pareto diagram displays activities, ranked from those activities that consume the most time to those that consume the least. For example, attending to patients consumed the most time at 5.14 hours, with charting ranking the second most time-consuming activity. Data in this chart are for illustrative purposes only.

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Current as of September 2005
Internet Citation: Figure 4. Sample Pareto Diagram Trauma Nurse (24-Hour Observation): A Toolkit for Redesign in Health Care: Final Report. September 2005. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patient-safety-resources/resources/toolkit/tkfig4.html