• Review
  • Published July 2018

Situation, background, assessment, recommendation (SBAR) communication tool for handoff in health care—a narrative review.

Situation, Background, Assessment, Recommendation (SBAR) is a mnemonic used to structure information sharing to avoid communication failures during handoffs. This review examines the challenges and benefits associated with SBAR use and provides a comparative assessment with other standardized communication tools in the field.

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