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Impact of resident workload and handoff training on patient outcomes.

Mueller SK, Call SA, McDonald FS, et al. The American journal of medicine. 2012;125:104-10.

Hospitals whose residency programs provided formal training in handoffs had slightly lower pneumonia mortality rates; however, there were no other associations found between handoff training, resident workload, and other patient care outcomes.