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Journal Article

Patient whiteboards as a communication tool in the hospital setting: A survey of practices and recommendations.

Sehgal NL, Green A, Vidyarthi AR, et al. Journal of hospital medicine. 2010;5:234-9.

This study discovered that while nurses and physicians use patient whiteboards differently, they all value its potential for improving teamwork, communication, and patient care. The authors provide a series of recommendations for those adopting whiteboards and advocate for their use as a patient-centered tool.