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Journal Article
Study

Improving resident handoffs for children transitioning from the intensive care unit.

Warrick D, Gonzalez-del-Rey J, Hall D, et al. Hospital pediatrics. 2015;5:127-33.

This study details how improvement science methods were used to augment the quality of handoffs for patients being transferred from the pediatric intensive care unit to the general floor. The authors found enhanced documentation of both verbal and written handoffs after implementation of a quality improvement intervention.