Effectiveness of different nursing handover styles for ensuring continuity of information in hospitalised patients.

Abstract

BACKGROUND An accurate handover of clinical information is of great importance to continuity and safety of care. If clinically relevant information is not shared accurately and in a timely manner it may lead to adverse events, delays in treatment and diagnosis, inappropriate treatment and omission of care. During the last decade the call for interventions… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009979.pub2

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