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Assessing the quality of patient handoffs at care transitions.

Manser T, Foster S, Gisin S, et al. Quality & safety in health care. 2010;19:e44.

This study reports on the development of a standardized tool to assess the quality of handoffs. The tool was used to evaluate handoffs in the emergency department, operating room, and general hospital wards.