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Transfers of patient care between house staff on internal medicine wards: a national survey.

Horwitz LI, Krumholz HM, Green ML, et al. Archives of internal medicine. 2006;166:1173-7.

The researchers surveyed more than 200 chief residents and found that few programs had comprehensive transfer processes in place or provided formal resident training on successful transfer communications and methodologies.