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The standardisation of handoffs in a large academic paediatric emergency department using I-PASS.

Chladek MS, Doughty C, Patel B, et al. The standardisation of handoffs in a large academic paediatric emergency department using I-PASS. BMJ Open Qual. 2021;10(3):e001254. doi: 10.1136/bmjoq-2020-001254

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July 28, 2021
Chladek MS, Doughty C, Patel B, et al. BMJ Open Qual. 2021;10(3):e001254.

The I-PASS handoff bundle has been successful at improving patient safety during handoffs in the hospital. A pediatric emergency department implemented the I-PASS bundle to improve handoffs between medical residents. Results showed a 53% decrease in omissions of crucial information and residents perceived improvement in patient safety.

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Chladek MS, Doughty C, Patel B, et al. The standardisation of handoffs in a large academic paediatric emergency department using I-PASS. BMJ Open Qual. 2021;10(3):e001254. doi: 10.1136/bmjoq-2020-001254