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Texting while doctoring: a patient safety hazard.

Sinsky CA, Beasley JW. Texting while doctoring: a patient safety hazard. Ann Intern Med. 2013;159(11):782-3. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-159-11-201312030-00012.

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December 18, 2013
Sinsky CA, Beasley JW. Ann Intern Med. 2013;159(11):782-3.

This commentary relates how physician multitasking to update electronic health records during patient encounters may increase risk of errors and makes recommendations to address these issues, including using a team documentation model.

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Sinsky CA, Beasley JW. Texting while doctoring: a patient safety hazard. Ann Intern Med. 2013;159(11):782-3. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-159-11-201312030-00012.

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