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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article
Commentary

Increasing patient safety with neonates via handoff communication during delivery: a call for interprofessional health care team training across GME and CME.

Vanderbilt AA, Pappada SM, Stein H, et al. Advances in medical education and practice. 2017;8:365-367.

Handoffs are vulnerable to communication missteps, and they are further complicated when complex patients such as neonates are involved. This commentary suggests that interprofessional simulation and communication tools can help teams build skills required for reliable and effective handoffs.