Resident to resident handoffs in the emergency department: an observational study.
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According to this study, information regarding the plan of care was generally accurately transmitted during resident handoffs in the emergency department. However, medications were often omitted and residents were frequently interrupted.
Interruptions in a level one trauma center: a case study.
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ED handoffs: observed practices and communication errors.
Maughan BC, Lei L, Cydulka RK. Am J Emerg Med. 2011;29:502-511.
The influence of the causes and contexts of medical errors on emergency medicine residents' responses to their errors: an exploration.
Hobgood C, Hevia A, Tamayo-Sarver JH, Weiner B, Riviello R. Acad Med. 2005;80:758-764.
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Missed and delayed diagnoses in the emergency department: a study of closed malpractice claims from 4 liability insurers.
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