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The key actor: a qualitative study of patient participation in the handover process in Europe

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  • Maria Flink Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, SwedenDepartment of Social Work, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Gijs Hesselink Scientific Institute for Quality of Healthcare (IQ healthcare), Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Loes Pijnenborg Department on Quality and Safety, St Antonius Hospital, and Department on Quality and Safety, St Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Hub Wollersheim Scientific Institute for Quality of Healthcare (IQ healthcare), Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Myrra Vernooij-Dassen Scientific Institute for Quality of Healthcare (IQ healthcare), Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The NetherlandsDepartment of Primary Care, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The NetherlandsKalorama Foundation, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ewa Dudzik-Urbaniak National Center for Quality Assessment in Health Care, Krakow, Poland PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Carola Orrego Avedis Donabedian Research Institute (FAD), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and CIBER Epidemiology and Public Health (CIBERESP), Barcelona, Spain PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Giulio Toccafondi Clinical Risk Management and Patient Safety Centre, Tuscany Region, Florence, FI, Italy PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Lisette Schoonhoven Scientific Institute for Quality of Healthcare (IQ healthcare), Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The NetherlandsFaculty of Health Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Petra J Gademan Primary Health Care, Utrecht Area, Utrecht, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Julie K Johnson Centre for Clinical Governance Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Gunnar Öhlén Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, SwedenQuality and Patient Safety, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Helen Hansagi Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Mariann Olsson Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, SwedenDepartment of Social Work, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Paul Barach Patient Safety Center, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The NetherlandsDepartment of Health Studies, University of Stavanger, Stavanger, Norway PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • on behalf of the HANDOVER Research Collaborative
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  1. Correspondence to Maria Flink, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, B44, Karolinska Sjukhuset Huddinge, Stockholm 14186, Sweden; maria.flink{at}ki.se
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Flink M, Hesselink G, Pijnenborg L, et al
The key actor: a qualitative study of patient participation in the handover process in Europe

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  • Accepted August 25, 2012
  • First published October 30, 2012.
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November 21, 2012

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