Health Literacy Improvement
PATIENT SAFETY PRIMERS
Individuals' ability to find, process, and comprehend the basic health information necessary to act on medical instructions and make decisions about their health...
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Parents' medication administration errors: role of dosing instruments and health literacy.
Yin HS, Mendelsohn AL, Wolf MS, et al. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2010;164:181-186.
Randomized controlled trial of a pictogram-based intervention to reduce liquid medication dosing errors and improve adherence among caregivers of young children.
Yin HS, Dreyer BP, van Schaick L, et al. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2008;162:814-822.
Schillinger D. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. March 2004.
Out-of-hospital medication errors: a 6-year analysis of the national poison data system.
Shah K, Barker KA. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2009;18:1080-1085.
Health literacy and communication quality in health care organizations.
Wynia MK, Osborn CY. J Health Commun. 2010;15(suppl 2):102-115.
Health literacy and quality: focus on chronic illness care and patient safety.
Rothman RL, Yin HS, Mulvaney S, Co JPT, Homer C, Lannon C. Pediatrics. 2009;124(suppl 3):S315-S326.
Simple strategies to avoid medication errors.
Jenkins RH, Vaida AJ. Fam Pract Manag. 2007;14:41-47.
2009 Older Adults' Knowledge About Medications That Can Impact Driving.
MacLennan PA, Owsley C, Rue LW III, McGwin G Jr. Washington, DC: American Automobile Association Foundation for Traffic Safety; August 2009.
Improving prescription drug warnings to promote patient comprehension.
Wolf MS, Davis TC, Bass PF, et al. Arch Intern Med. 2010;170:50-56.
In Conversation with...Dean Schillinger, MD
AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. February/March 2009.
Recurrent Hypoglycemia: A Care Transition Failure?
Eytan T. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. October 2008.
JCAHO proposal for patient-centered care brings concept to mainstream healthcare settings.
The Risk Management Reporter. June 2005;24:1,3-7.
Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit.
DeWalt DA, Callahan LF, Hawk VH, et al. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; 2010. AHRQ Publication No. 10-0046-EF.
Speak Up [brochure].
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: Joint Commission.
Do medication samples jeopardize patient safety?
Franks AS, Ray SM, Wallace LS, Keenum AJ, Weiss BD. Ann Pharmacother. 2008;43:51-56.
To be safe, keep track of pills.
Foreman J. Los Angeles Times. September 4, 2006:F3.
Older patients' understanding of emergency department discharge information and its relationship with adverse outcomes.
Hastings SN, Barrett A, Weinberger M, et al. J Patient Saf. 2011;7:19-25.
Improving patient understanding of prescription drug label instructions.
Davis TC, Federman AD, Bass PF III, et al. J Gen Int Med. 2009;24:57-62.
Prevent medication errors: a New Year's resolution: teaching patients about their medications.
Polzien G. Home Healthc Nurse. 2007;25:59-62.
Communication discrepancies between physicians and hospitalized patients.
Olson DP, Windish DM. Arch Intern Med. 2010;170:1302-1307.
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