Adopting a patient-centred approach: an investigation into the introduction of bedside handover to three rural hospitals.

@article{Bradley2014AdoptingAP,
  title={Adopting a patient-centred approach: an investigation into the introduction of bedside handover to three rural hospitals.},
  author={Stacey Bradley and Sarah Mott},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  year={2014},
  volume={23 13-14},
  pages={1927-36}
}
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To study empirically the process and outcomes of the implementation of nurse-to-nurse bedside handover in three rural South Australian hospitals. BACKGROUND While the importance of handover is identified in literature, little is written about its implementation. It is, however, suggested that bedside handover is a more patient-focussed approach than others available. DESIGN A mixed-method, pretest post-test evaluative approach involving quasi-experimental and… CONTINUE READING