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Patient Handoff MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Patient Handoff
Tree Number(s)
E02.760.169.249
E02.760.400.615
N02.421.585.169.249
N02.421.585.400.615
N04.590.233.727.210.249
N05.715.840.500
Unique ID
D062209
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D062209
Scope Note
The transferring of patient care responsibility from one health-care professional to another.
Entry Term(s)
Clinical Handoffs
Clinical Handover
Nursing Hand Off
Nursing Hand Offs
Nursing Hand Over
Nursing Hand Overs
Nursing Handoff
Nursing Handover
Patient Hand Off
Patient Hand Offs
Patient Hand Over
Patient Hand Overs
Patient Handover
Patient Sign Out
Patient Sign Outs
Patient Signout
Patient Signover
Public MeSH Note
2013
History Note
2013
Date Established
2013/01/01
Date of Entry
2012/07/03
Revision Date
2016/05/31
Patient Handoff Preferred
Nursing Handoff Related
Clinical Handoffs Related
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