INTRODUCTION: This paper expands the analogy between motor racing team pit stops and patient handovers. Previous studies demonstrated how the handover of patients following surgery could be improved by learning from a motor racing team. This has been extended to include contributions from several motor racing teams, and by examining transfers at several different interfaces at a non-specialist UK teaching hospital. METHODS: Letters of invitation were sent to the technical managers of nine Fo...Expand abstract
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Patient handovers within the hospital: translating knowledge from motor racing to healthcare.
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