Ensuring Safe Transfer of Pediatric Patients

Patton, L.J. et al. Journal of Pediatric Nursing. Published online: 25 January 2017



  • Bedside nurses researched best practices for safe transfer of pediatric patients.
  • Improved bedside nurses’ understanding of evidence based practice
  • A system wide standardized handoff tool was implemented.
  • Standardization of handoff decreased medication errors.
  • Standardization of handoff improved nurse satisfaction.

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