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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article

Safety first! Using a checklist for intrafacility transport of adult intensive care patients.

Comeau OY, Armendariz-Batiste J, Woodby SA. Critical care nurse. 2015;35:16-25.

Moving patients from one area of a facility to another can be complicated by insufficient team preparation and communication. This commentary describes the development and testing of a checklist designed to address those gaps by standardizing intrahospital transport and providing criteria to identify patients at high risk for problems during the process.