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

Sehgal NL, Green A, Vidyarthi AR, et al. Patient whiteboards as a communication tool in the hospital setting: a survey of practices and recommendations. J Hosp Med. 2010;5(4):234-9. doi:10.1002/jhm.638.

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May 5, 2010
Sehgal NL, Green A, Vidyarthi AR, et al. J Hosp Med. 2010;5(4):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.

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Sehgal NL, Green A, Vidyarthi AR, et al. Patient whiteboards as a communication tool in the hospital setting: a survey of practices and recommendations. J Hosp Med. 2010;5(4):234-9. doi:10.1002/jhm.638.