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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In Conversation with...Dean Schillinger, MD
AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. February/March 2009.
Schillinger D. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. March 2004.
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.
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.
Managing Patients' Medicines after Discharge from Hospital.
London, UK: Care Quality Commission; October 2009. CQC-039-500-ESP-102009. ISBN: 9781845622442.
Patients' attitudes towards patient involvement in safety interventions: results of two exploratory studies.
Davis RE, Sevdalis N, Pinto A, Darzi A, Vincent CA. Health Expect. 2011 Dec 12; [Epub ahead of print].
Acute care patients discuss the patient role in patient safety.
Rathert C, Huddleston N, Pak Y. Health Care Manage Rev. 2011;36:134-144.
Communication discrepancies between physicians and hospitalized patients.
Olson DP, Windish DM. Arch Intern Med. 2010;170:1302-1307.
Advancing Effective Communication, Cultural Competence, and Patient- and Family-Centered Care: A Roadmap for Hospitals.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: The Joint Commission; 2010.
Helping patients simplify and safely use complex prescription regimens.
Wolf MS, Curtis LM, Waite K, et al. Arch Intern Med. 2011;171:300-305.
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.
Am I (un)safe here? Chemotherapy patients' perspectives towards engaging in their safety.
Schwappach DLB, Wernli M. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010;19:e9.
Recurrent Hypoglycemia: A Care Transition Failure?
Eytan T. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. October 2008.
Improving prescription drug warnings to promote patient comprehension.
Wolf MS, Davis TC, Bass PF, et al. Arch Intern Med. 2010;170:50-56.
Inadequate health literacy among paid caregivers of seniors.
Lindquist LA, Jain N, Tam K, Martin GJ, Baker DW. J Gen Intern Med. 2011;26:474-479.
Quality & Safety Research Group.
Johns Hopkins University, Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine.
Patient engagement in patient safety: barriers and facilitators.
Scobie AC, Persaud DD. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. March/April 2010;7:42-47.
Medication errors resulting from confusion between risperidone (Risperdal) and ropinirole (Requip).
MedWatch Safety Alert, FDA Drug Safety Communication. Silver Spring, MD: US Food and Drug Administration; June 13, 2011.
SPECIAL OR THEME ISSUE
Health Literacy Research: Current Status and Future Directions.
Paasche-Orlow MK, Wilson EAH, McCormack L, eds. J Health Comm. 2010;15(suppl 2):1-225.
Predictors of misunderstanding pediatric liquid medication instructions.
Bailey SC, Pandit AU, Yin S, et al. Fam Med. 2009;41:715-721.
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