Journal Article
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Family-centered rounds on pediatric wards: a PRIS network survey of US and Canadian hospitalists.

Mittal VS, Sigrest T, Ottolini MC, et al. Pediatrics. 2010;126:37-43.

Nearly half of pediatric hospitalists in this survey reported conducting family-centered rounds—multidisciplinary rounds conducted at the bedside in the presence of the patient and family members. Among other benefits, family-centered rounds engage patients in patient safety.