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Safe intrahospital transport of the non-ICU patient using standardized handoff communication.

PA-PSRS Patient Safety Advisory; Patient Safety Authority.

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April 15, 2009
PA-PSRS Patient Safety Advisory; Patient Safety Authority.

This article discusses strategies to ensure safe transitions for patients between hospital departments. These strategies include transport team development, use of standardized communication tools, and educational programming for unlicensed health care personnel.