Cholli P, Meyer E, David M, et al., Family Perspectives on Whiteboard Use and Recommendations for Improved Practices. Hosp Pediatr. 2016 Jul; 6(7):426-430.
Of all families, approximately one-half were not informed about whiteboards and one-third did not use them. Reasons for nonuse were largely modifiable. Parents made aware of their whiteboard by their care teams demonstrated increased likelihood of active whiteboard use, highlighting the importance of education and suggesting a gap in harnessing the full potential of whiteboards as communication tools. Families’ recommendations can help inform whiteboard practices to strengthen communication and care.
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