TABLE 2

Inclusion of Critical Patient Information in Second Handovers by Group

VariableIntervention Group (n = 12)Control Group (n = 8)Pa
NoPartialYesNoPartialYes
Reason for call0 (0)2 (17)10 (83)7 (88)1 (12)0 (0)<.01
Airway and/or breathing3 (25)2 (17)7 (58)2 (25)6 (75)0 (0).58
Circulation0 (0)4 (33)8 (67)2 (25)1 (12)5 (63).08
Focused history0 (0)4 (33)8 (67)0 (0)7 (88)1 (12).02
Interventions performed0 (0)1 (8)11 (92)0 (0)0 (0)8 (100).41
Summative assessment3 (25)8 (67)1 (8)6 (75)2 (25)0 (0).03
Reason for call before history0 (0)12 (100)7 (88)1 (12)<.01
ABC assessment before history0 (0)12 (100)3 (37)5 (63).02
History before summative assessment1 (8)11 (92)0 (0)8 (100).41
Total score 1, median (IQR)7 (6–7.5)6 (5.5–8.5).69b
Total score 2, median (IQR)12.5 (12–13)7.5 (6–8)<.01b
  • All data presented as n (%) unless otherwise specified. —, not applicable

  • a Wilcoxon rank-sum test of component handover scores by group.

  • b Wilcoxon rank-sum test of total scores by group.