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Table 1 Data handed over by data type.

From: Standardised proformas improve patient handover: Audit of trauma handover practice

  Handwritten sheets (n = 49) Handover proforma (n = 55) Significance
  Handed over Missing Handed over Missing  
Label 35 14 53 2 p < 0.01
Name 48 1 55 0 N.S.
Date of Birth 44 5 54 1 N.S (p = 0.13)
Unit number 47 2 55 0 N.S (p = 0.28)
Side of injury 28 21 54 1 p < 0.01
Injury 44 5 55 0 N.S (p = 0.13)
Tasks performed or outstanding 15 34 55 0 p < 0.01
Relevant blood results (pre n = 32; post n = 29) 6 26 6 23 N.S. (p = 0.84)
Total data handed over per patient 72.6% (S.D. 16.0%)   93.2% (S.D. 9.6%)   p < 0.01