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Table 2 Data of handovers

From: The satisfaction regarding handovers between ambulance and emergency department nurses: an observational study

Amount of completed questionnaires by ambulance nurses 97
 Satisfaction ambulance nurses (1–5) 4.2 ± 0.8
 Work experience (years) 13.1 ± 8.3
Amount of completed questionnaires by ED nurses 89
 Satisfaction ED nurses (1–5) 4.0 ± 1.0
 Work experience (years) 10.1 ± 9.9
Composition ED team  
 Nurse only(n) 77
 Nurse and physician: (n) 19
 Physician only: (n) 1
Duration of handover (seconds) 174 ± 73
Handovers including one or more interruption(s) *: (n) 26
Handovers including one or more question(s): (n) 86
Waiting time prior to handover (seconds) 251 ± 198
  1. *Questions to clarify were not considered as an interruption