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Nurs Times. 2009 Dec 1-7;105(47):13-5.

Using a communication framework at handover to boost patient outcomes.

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South Devon Healthcare Foundation Trust, Torbay.

Abstract

This article provides nurses with a simple structure to aid effective communication. It explains how one trust implemented the situation-background-assessment-recommendation (SBAR) structure to improve patient handover, and outlines the benefits for nurses and patients.

PMID:
20063616
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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