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Evaluation of postoperative handover using a tool to assess information transfer and teamwork.

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OBJECTIVE: To assess the feasibility, validity, and reliability of a postoperative Handover Assessment Tool (PoHAT) and to evaluate the current practices of the postoperative handover at 2 large European hospitals. BACKGROUND: Postoperative handover is one of the most critical phases in the care of a patient undergoing surgery. However, handovers are largely informal and variable. A thorough understanding of the problem is necessary before safety solutions can be considered. METHODS: Postope...

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Journal:
Annals of surgery
Volume:
253
Issue:
4
Pages:
831-837
Publication date:
2011-04-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1528-1140
ISSN:
0003-4932
URN:
uuid:8fdd157a-5add-48e0-a1de-a1853c014287
Source identifiers:
450429
Local pid:
pubs:450429

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