Table 2

Proportion, absence and appearance rates of SBAR, SOAP and MAN elements in patients' handovers

Proportion, % (± SD)

Absence, n (%)

Appearances per Patient, n (± SD)

Coder 1

Coder 2

Average

Coder 1

Coder 2

Average

Coder 1

Coder 2

Average


S

5.2 (5.6)

26.3 (14.4)

15.8 (8.4)

8 (20.0)

1 (2.5)

1 (2.5)

2.1 (1.8)

4.5 (2.8)

3.3 (2.1)

SBAR

B

67.6 (11.2)

45.3 (15.1)

56.4 (11.6)

0 (0.0)

0 (0.0)

0 (0.0)

4.9 (2.6)

3.5 (2.2)

4.2 (2.2)

A

18.8 (8.9)

20.3 (10.1)

19.5 (9.0)

1 (2.5)

2 (5.0)

1 (2.5)

4.3 (2.6)

4.5 (2.6)

4.4 (2.2)

R

2.6 (3.9)

2.3 (3.8)

2.4 (3.7)

23 (57.5)

25 (62.5)

22 (55.0)

0.5 (0.7)

0.4 (0.6)

0.5 (0.6)


S

26.2 (11.1)

54.4 (17.3)

40.5 (11.4)

1 (2.5)

1 (2.5)

1 (2.5)

2.9 (1.6)

7.4 (4.1)

5.1 (2.5)

SOAP

O

18.2 (9.7)

13.6 (9.3)

15.9 (7.2)

2 (5.0)

1 (2.5)

0 (0.0)

4.1 (2.7)

4.7 (3.1)

4.4 (2.7)

A

31.8 (14.1)

20.6 (9.2)

26.0 (8.2)

0 (0.0)

1 (2.5)

0 (0.0)

5.0 (3.3)

5.3 (3.5)

5.2 (3.0)

P

17.7 (11.3)

5.6 (6.5)

11.6 (8.0)

3 (7.5)

17 (42.5)

3 (7.5)

2.8 (2.0)

1.2 (1.5)

2.0 (1.4)


ID

1.8 (0.9)

2.1 (0.7)

2.0 (0.7)

8 (20.0)

6 (15.0)

6 (15.0)

0.9 (0.5)

1.2 (0.7)

1.0 (0.6)

CC

0.6 (0.5)

0.3 (0.4)

0.5 (0.4)

33 (82.5)

36(90.0)

35 (87.5)

0.2 (0.4)

0.1 (0.3)

0.1 (0.3)

HPI

24.6 (6.9)

33.5 (4.0)

29.1 (4.3)

1 (2.5)

1 (2.5)

1 (2.5)

3.4 (2.1)

9.2 (4.8)

6.3 (4.7)

PMH

5.7 (3.7)

2.0 (1.7)

3.8 (2.4)

14 (35.0)

25 (62.5)

20 (50.0)

1.3 (1.4)

0.8 (1.2)

1.0 (1.4)

MAN

MHA

2.2 (1.6)

0.5 (0.7)

1.3 (1.0)

20 (50.0)

33 (82.5)

27 (67.5)

0.9 (1.3)

0.3 (0.8)

0.6 (1.1)

Social

2.0 (2.0)

3.1 (3.5)

2.5 (2.5)

28 (70.0)

21 (52.5)

25 (62.5)

0.5 (0.8)

0.9 (1.2)

0.7 (1.1)

DOC

3.7 (4.5)

0.8 (0.8)

2.2 (2.5)

29 (72.5)

33 (82.5)

31 (77.5)

0.5 (1.0)

0.3 (0.6)

0.4 (0.8)

PE

3.5 (1.7)

4.5 (2.8)

4.0 (1.9)

16 (40.0)

11 (27.5)

14 (35.0)

1.0 (1.1)

1.9 (2.1)

1.5 (1.7)

Tests

12.6 (6.6)

10.5 (4.9)

11.6 (5.5)

8 (20.0)

6 (15.0)

7 (17.5)

2.9 (2.6)

3.3 (2.8)

3.1 (2.7)

A+P

43.2 (9.4)

42.7 (6.7)

42.9 (7.3)

0 (0.0)

0 (0.0)

0 (0.0)

7.4 (4.1)

11.4 (6.5)

9.4 (5.8)


Questions

5.7 (3.9)

5.9 (3.9)

5.8 (3.9)

2 (5.0)

2 (5.0)

2 (5.0)

3.9 (3.6)

3.9 (3.3)

3.9 (3.3)


SBAR, Situation, Background, Assessment, Plan; SOAP, Subjective, Objective, Assessment, Plan; MAN, medical admission note; SD, standard deviation; ID, identification; CC, chief complaint; HPI, history of present illness; PMH, past medical history; MHA, medications, habits and allergies; DOC, directives of care; PE, physical examination; A+P, assessment and plan.

Ilan et al. BMC Health Services Research 2012 12:11   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-12-11

Open Data