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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Appropriate prescribing of medications: an eight-step approach.
Pollock M, Bazaldua OV, Dobbie AE. Am Fam Physician. 2007;75:231-236, 239-240.
Improving Patient Safety Through Informed Consent for Patients with Limited Health Literacy.
Wu HW, Nishimi RY, Page-Lopez CM, Kizer KW. Washington, DC: National Quality Forum; 2005.
Health literacy and medication understanding among hospitalized adults.
Marvanova M, Roumie CL, Eden SK, Cawthon C, Schnipper JL, Kripalani S. J Hosp Med. 2011;6:488-493.
In Conversation with...Dean Schillinger, MD
AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. February/March 2009.
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.
Rapid response team activation by patients can mitigate errors.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. June 1, 2006:1-2.
Implementation of an electronic system for medication reconciliation.
Kramer JS, Hopkins PJ, Rosendale JC, et al. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2007;64:404-422.
Does your patient really understand?
Huff C. Hosp Health Netw. October 2011;85:34-35,37-38,2.
Quality & Safety Research Group.
Johns Hopkins University, Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine.
Help your patient "get" what you just said: a health literacy guide.
Roett MA, Wessel L. J Fam Pract. 2012;61:190-196.
Taking Charge of Your Healthcare: Your Path to Being an Empowered Patient.
Chicago, IL: Consumers Advancing Patient Safety; 2009.
To protect against drug errors, ask questions.
Brody JE. New York Times. January 2, 2007:F7.
Health literacy and the quality of physician–patient communication during hospitalization.
Kripalani S, Jacobson TA, Mugalla IC, Cawthon CR, Niesner KJ, Vaccarino V. J Hosp Med. 2010;5:269-275.
IOM panel reviews lessons for medication safety.
Young D. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2005;62:1340-1342.
Refocusing the lens: patient safety in ambulatory chronic disease care.
Sarkar U, Wachter RM, Schroeder SA, Schillinger D. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2009;35:377-383.
Reducing clinical errors in cancer education: interpreter training.
Gany FM, Gonzalez CJ, Basu G, et al. J Cancer Educ. 2010;25:560-564.
The consumer: and now, a warning about labels.
Franklin D. New York Times. October 25, 2005:F1.
Reducing the risk by designing a safer, shame-free health care environment.
Abrams MA, Hung LL, Kashuba AB, Schwartzberg JG, Sokol PE, Vergara KC. Chicago, IL: American Medical Foundation and American Medical Association; 2007. ISBN: 9781579479886.
Don't come back, hospitals say.
Landro L. Wall Street Journal. June 7, 2011:D3.
Patient Education Pages.
Journal of Patient Safety.
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