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Use of failure mode and effects analysis to improve emergency department handoff processes.

Sorrentino P. Use of Failure Mode and Effects Analysis to Improve Emergency Department Handoff Processes. Clin Nurse Spec. 2016;30(1):28-37. doi:10.1097/NUR.0000000000000169.

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March 23, 2016
Sorrentino P. Clin Nurse Spec. 2016;30:28-37.

Poor communication during handoffs can hinder health care safety. This commentary describes a project that used failure mode and effects analysis to identify weaknesses in emergency department handoff processes and led to the development of a standardized communication protocol and clarified roles for clinical nurse specialists.

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Sorrentino P. Use of Failure Mode and Effects Analysis to Improve Emergency Department Handoff Processes. Clin Nurse Spec. 2016;30(1):28-37. doi:10.1097/NUR.0000000000000169.