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Table 2 Results of protocol with 6 criteria based on observational data on 10 handovers

From: Managing change in the nursing handover from traditional to bedside handover – a case study from Mauritius

1. Outgoing and incoming nurses meet in the office to get a report on confidential matters. 100%
2 Outgoing and incoming nurses then move on to the patient's bedside. 100%
3 Nurses introduce themselves to the patient and initiate handover from patient's him/herself in the first instance. 100%
4 Patient's progress is reviewed as per care plan with a discussion of the future care of the patient. 100%
5 Any other queries from patient is dealt with 100%
6 Session with patient is concluded satisfactorily 90%