Journal Article
Commentary

Safety first! Using a checklist for intrafacility transport of adult intensive care patients.

Comeau OY; Armendariz-Batiste J; Woodby SA.

Moving patients from one area of a facility to another can be complicated by insufficient team preparation and communication. This commentary describes the development and testing of a checklist designed to address those gaps by standardizing intrahospital transport and providing criteria to identify patients at high risk for problems during the process.