A cross sectional study was conducted to assess quality of patient hand over among 60 nurses working in teaching and non-teaching hospitals of Ujjain city using convenient sampling technique. Data were collected using a questionnaire. The study findings revealed that majority of nurses(56.7%) were having average scores on quality of hand over. Almost all of them (96%) mentioned that purpose of patient hand over is to provide patient information only. Significant association found between quality of patient hand over score with professional qualification and teaching/non-teaching hospital. No significant association found between quality of hand over scores and years of nurses experience.
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Kaushalya Patidar, S.N. Patidar. Exploration of Quality of Hand over Among Nurses. Asian J. Nur. Edu. & Research 4(1): Jan.-March 2014; Page 117-118.