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Table 3 Surgical Team Satisfaction from handover

From: The impact of a structured handover checklist for intraoperative staff shift changes on effective communication, OR team satisfaction, and patient safety: a pilot study

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Items n agree and strongly agree% n agree and strongly agree%
1. I was satisfied with the handover for this patient 20 65% 28 93%
2. I could hear all of the report 24 85% 28 93%
3. I received information about potential problems that could arise in this patient 26 85% 26 86%
4. I received information on things that I need to follow up 22 75% 20 66%
5. The patient’s condition matches what I get in report 20 65% 28 93%
6. I was clear as to when the handover actually started and ended 27 90% 28 93%
7. Shift delivery reports allow me to prioritize my tasks 17 55% 24 80%
8. Immediately after nurse-to-nurse shift report, I am able to communicate with physicians regarding patient care 20 65% 19 63%
9. The length of report is an effective use of my time 12 40% 28 93%
10. Mistakes in patient care and equipment rarely occur in the current shift delivery process 15 50% 28 93%
Total mean   67.5%   85.5%