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Blending evidence and innovation: improving intershift handoffs in a multihospital setting.
Thomas L, Donohue-Porter P. J Nurs Care Qual. 2012;27:116-124.
Research on nursing handoffs for medical and surgical settings: an integrative review.
Staggers N, Blaz JW. J Adv Nurs. 2013;69:247-262.
Alper E, O'Malley TA, Greenwald J. UpToDate. May 14, 2013.
Developing a medical emergency team running sheet to improve clinical handoff and documentation.
Mardegan K, Heland M, Whitelock T, Millar R, Jones D. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2013;39:570-575.
Using simulation to teach nursing students and licensed clinicians obstetric emergencies.
Alderman JT. MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs. 2012;37:394-400.
Implementing AORN recommended practices for transfer of patient care information.
Seifert PC. AORN J. 2012;96:475-493.
The Daily Plan: including patients for safety's sake.
King BJ, Mills PD, Fore A, Mitchell C. Nurs Manage. 2012;43:15-18.
Why patient summaries in electronic health records do not provide the cognitive support necessary for nurses' handoffs on medical and surgical units: insights from interviews and observations.
Staggers N, Clark L, Blaz JW, Kapsandoy S. Health Informatics J. 2011;17:209-223.
Ticket to ride: reducing handoff risk during hospital patient transport.
Pesanka DA, Greenhouse PK, Rack LL, et al. J Nurs Care Qual. 2009;24:109-115.
2009 National Patient Safety Goals.
Saufl NM. J Perianesth Nurs. 2009;24:114-118.
Barriers and facilitators to nursing handoffs: recommendations for redesign.
Welsh CA, Flanagan ME, Ebright P. Nurs Outlook. 2010;58:148-154.
What is patient safety culture? A review of the literature.
Sammer CE, Lykens K, Singh KP, Mains DA, Lackan NA. J Nurs Scholarsh. 2010;42:156-165.
Nursing handoffs: a systematic review of the literature.
Riesenberg LA, Leisch J, Cunningham JM. Am J Nurs. 2010;110:24-34.
Nurses' role in communication and patient safety.
Nadzam DM. J Nurs Care Qual. 2009;24:184-188.
Transitions of Care Consensus Policy Statement American College of Physicians-Society of General Internal Medicine-Society of Hospital Medicine-American Geriatrics Society-American College of Emergency Physicians-Society of Academic Emergency Medicine.
Snow V, Beck D, Budnitz T, et al. J Gen Intern Med. 2009;24:971-976.
Using a computerized sign-out system to improve physician–nurse communication.
Sidlow R, Katz-Sidlow RJ. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2006;32:32-36.
Assigning a team-based pager for on-call physicians reduces paging errors in a large academic hospital.
Shieh L, Chi J, Kulik C, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2014;40:77-82.
Bedside shift reports: what does the evidence say?
Gregory S, Tan D, Tilrico M, Edwardson N, Gamm L. J Nurs Adm. 2014 Sep 9; [Epub ahead of print].
A relational leadership perspective on unit-level safety climate.
Thompson DN, Hoffman LA, Sereika SM, et al. J Nurs Adm. 2011;41:479-487.
Implementing handoff communication.
Ardoin KB, Broussard L. J Nurses Staff Dev. 2011;27:128-135.
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