The ABC of handover: a qualitative study to develop a new tool for handover in the emergency department.
OBJECTIVES: This study identifies best practice for shift handover and introduces a new tool used to hand over clinical and operational issues at the end of a shift in the emergency department (ED). METHODS: Literature review, semi-structured interviews and observations of handover were used to develop a standardised process for handover. Participants were ED middle grades, consultants and senior nurses. Interviews were used to identify agreed best practice and derive a tool to classify the ...Expand abstract
- Publisher copy:
- Pubs id:
- Local pid:
- Deposit date:
- Copyright date:
If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record