En Route Care: Advancing Trauma Care through Handoffs (E-CATCH) - A Prospective Trial to Improve Handoff Communication, Patient Safety, and Anticipate the Need for Life-Saving Medical Interventions
59th MDW San Antonio United States
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Hospital care is influenced by pre-hospital care and EMS patient handoff communication however, handoff communication is often lacking. There is a need for definitive evidence regarding the effectiveness of handoff communication. We strived to characterize the care of patients transported by EMS to a single, military level 1 trauma center SAMMC and evaluate documentation as it impacts overall care.
- Medicine and Medical Research