Methods of the study there are four main categories

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ROUGH DRAFT QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH CRITIQUE AND ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS of the SBAR by a structured questionnaire. (Polit &Beck, 2004). The questions in the questionnaire focus on how helath professionals experienced the current communications structure. Results of the study The pre-questionnaire was answered by 116 staff members before the implementation of the SBAR and post questionnaire was answered by 89 staff members after the implementation of the SBAR. It was reported that communications with other staff members on patient conditions were more structured and efficient as compared to before the introduction of the SBAR model. Majority of the study participants reports that SBAR was very helpful and provide a structure guideline even when reporting orally on a patient condition. SBAR help decrease reporting time, which in turn help with the decongestion of the emergency department. Patient was safer with the implementation of the SBAR model as it reduces the risk of miscommunications and missed information when verbally reporting. For the physician using the SBAR a pre and post test comparison showed significant improvement in communications with the pretest a mean score of 10.2; and standard deviation of 2.7 and the post test the mean score was 15, and the standard deviation was 1.6. the physician suggested that their handoff communication training during

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