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Clinical handover of patients arriving by ambulance to the emergency department: a literature review.

Bost N, Crilly J, Wallis M, et al. Clinical handover of patients arriving by ambulance to the emergency department - a literature review. Int Emerg Nurs. 2010;18(4):210-20. doi:10.1016/j.ienj.2009.11.006.

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October 13, 2010
Bost N, Crilly J, Wallis M, et al. Int Emerg Nurs. 2010;18(4):210-20.

This review found that handoff errors are common between ambulance personnel and the emergency department, and there is a need for standardization of handoff responsibilities and development of structured handoff protocols.

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Bost N, Crilly J, Wallis M, et al. Clinical handover of patients arriving by ambulance to the emergency department - a literature review. Int Emerg Nurs. 2010;18(4):210-20. doi:10.1016/j.ienj.2009.11.006.