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Shift change handovers and subsequent interruptions: potential impacts on quality of care.

Estryn-Behar MR, Milanini-Magny G, Chaumon E, et al. Shift change handovers and subsequent interruptions: potential impacts on quality of care. J Patient Saf. 2014;10(1):29-44. doi:10.1097/PTS.0000000000000066.

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March 12, 2014
Estryn-Behar MR, Milanini-Magny G, Chaumon E, et al. J Patient Saf. 2014;10(1):29-44.

This direct observation study found that registered nurses, physicians, and nursing aides have frequent interruptions and limited time for shift-change handoffs. This finding suggests that widespread efforts to ensure adequate handoff time and minimize interruptions have not mitigated these problems in hospital settings.

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Estryn-Behar MR, Milanini-Magny G, Chaumon E, et al. Shift change handovers and subsequent interruptions: potential impacts on quality of care. J Patient Saf. 2014;10(1):29-44. doi:10.1097/PTS.0000000000000066.

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