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The ABC of handover: a qualitative study to develop a new tool for handover in the emergency department.

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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 ...

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10.1136/emermed-2011-200199

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Emergency medicine journal : EMJ
Volume:
29
Issue:
12
Pages:
941-946
Publication date:
2012-12-05
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EISSN:
1472-0213
ISSN:
1472-0205
URN:
uuid:a36119b2-7697-406c-abba-528fdc0342e6
Source identifiers:
450416
Local pid:
pubs:450416

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