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Improving communication in the emergency department.

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BACKGROUND: A previous study examined the communication process within the emergency department (ED) and identified a complex process with many opportunities for breakdown and error. In this paper the first two interventions in a series of studies to improve this highly vulnerable communication process are described. AIM: To improve the reliability of two steps of the communication process identified as having a high probability of failure: (1) transfer of information between the ambulance c...

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10.1136/emj.2008.065623

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Journal:
Emergency medicine journal : EMJ
Volume:
26
Issue:
9
Pages:
658-661
Publication date:
2009-09-01
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EISSN:
1472-0213
ISSN:
1472-0205
Source identifiers:
450537
Language:
English
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pubs:450537
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uuid:b68adca0-425a-4192-bc39-c7e09b69c35d
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2014-02-27

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