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Situation, background, assessment, recommendation (SBAR) communication tool for handoff in health care; a narrative review.

Martin HA, Ciurzynski SM. Situation, Background, Assessment, and Recommendation-Guided Huddles Improve Communication and Teamwork in the Emergency Department. Journal of emergency nursing: JEN : official publication of the Emergency Department Nurses Association. 2015;41(6):484-8. doi:10.1016/j.jen.2015.05.017.

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September 5, 2018
Martin HA, Ciurzynski SM. Journal of emergency nursing: JEN : official publication of the Emergency Department Nurses Association. 2015;41(6):484-8.

Situation, Background, Assessment, Recommendation (SBAR) is a mnemonic used to structure information sharing to avoid communication failures during handoffs. This review examines the challenges and benefits associated with SBAR use and provides a comparative assessment with other standardized communication tools in the field.

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Martin HA, Ciurzynski SM. Situation, Background, Assessment, and Recommendation-Guided Huddles Improve Communication and Teamwork in the Emergency Department. Journal of emergency nursing: JEN : official publication of the Emergency Department Nurses Association. 2015;41(6):484-8. doi:10.1016/j.jen.2015.05.017.