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Journal Article

An electronic checklist improves transfer and retention of critical information at intraoperative handoff of care.

Agarwala A, Firth PG, Albrecht MA, et al. Anesthesia and analgesia. 2015;120:96-104.

In this before-and-after study, implementation of a checklist to improve handoffs between anesthesiologists led to better information transfer and enhanced provider satisfaction. These findings echo prior studies of structured handoff communication.