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Situations Requiring Hand-Off Communications

Purpose:

To determine if a hand-off communication is needed to promote a patient's safety.

Specialty:

General content (available to all)

Objective:

risk factors, options

ICD-10:

T81.9

Description:

A hand-off in patient care can result in a breakdown in communication, which can impact patient safety. A protocol should exist that will ensure that patient care is maintained during transitions in care.

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