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Journal Article
Study

Structured handover in general surgery: an audit of current practice.

Jones HG, Watt B, Lewis L, et al. Journal of patient safety. 2019;15:7-10.

This pre-post study of handoff practices among surgeons found improvements in adherence to recommended guidelines after implementation of a standardized handoff tool. These findings add to the evidence for structured information transfer to enhance patient safety.