A systematic review on the transfer of information during nurse transitions in care.

@article{Holly2014ASR,
  title={A systematic review on the transfer of information during nurse transitions in care.},
  author={Cheryl Holly and Eileen Blechman Poletick},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  year={2014},
  volume={23 17-18},
  pages={
          2387-95
        }
}
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To examine the qualitative evidence on dynamics of knowledge transfer during transitions in care in acute care hospitals. BACKGROUND The most common transition between nurse care providers is the intershift handoff. As these handoffs tend to be time-consuming and costly, it is important to understand the dynamics of the transfer of information at this time and, by extension, improve quality and safety. DESIGN Systematic Review. METHODS Qualitative studies conducted… CONTINUE READING
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