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JAMA Study Shows Opportunity to Improve Patient Handovers During Anesthesia Care

Recent study shows an association between complete handover of anesthesia care of a patient from one anesthesiologist to another and adverse postoperative outcomes among patients undergoing major surgery.

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Standardizing Handoff Communication Improves Patient Safety

During care transitions, it is essential to ensure that pertinent information is provided to the individual(s) assuming the care of the patient.

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Study: Medical Errors Drop When Doctors Communicate

Effective communication is imperative in ensuring patient safety, especially during patient handoffs.

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