Source: International Journal of Surgery, vol/iss 10/9 pp.571-574
Date of publication: October 2012
Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: In this article, researchers assessed whether the quality of clinical handover in hospital could be improved for junior doctors by using a standardised and structured handover template. A computerised template was developed in accordance with handover guidelines by the Royal College of Surgeons of England. The template helped to promote quality of care, improve compliance to agreed standards and protect patient safety.
Length of Publication: 4 pages
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Acknowledgements: The Heath Foundation