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

Jones HG, Watt B, Lewis L, et al. Structured Handover in General Surgery: An Audit of Current Practice. J Patient Saf. 2019;15(1):7-10. doi:10.1097/PTS.0000000000000201.

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July 8, 2015
Jones HG, Watt B, Lewis L, et al. J Patient Saf. 2019;15(1):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.

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Jones HG, Watt B, Lewis L, et al. Structured Handover in General Surgery: An Audit of Current Practice. J Patient Saf. 2019;15(1):7-10. doi:10.1097/PTS.0000000000000201.

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