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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Simple strategies to avoid medication errors.
Jenkins RH, Vaida AJ. Fam Pract Manag. 2007;14:41-47.
Literacy and misunderstanding prescription drug labels.
Davis TC, Wolf MS, Bass PF III, et al. Ann Intern Med. 2006;145:887-94.
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.
Can you read this drug label?
Gill L. Consumer Reports Health. June 2011.
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.
"Sign right here and you're good to go": a content analysis of audiotaped emergency department discharge instructions.
Vashi A, Rhodes KV. Ann Emerg Med. 2011;57:315-322.e1.
'Use only as directed' isn't easy.
Landro L. Wall Street Journal. April 26, 2011:D1.
Acute care patients discuss the patient role in patient safety.
Rathert C, Huddleston N, Pak Y. Health Care Manage Rev. 2011;36:134-144.
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.
Helping patients simplify and safely use complex prescription regimens.
Wolf MS, Curtis LM, Waite K, et al. Arch Intern Med. 2011;171:300-305.
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.
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.
The Safe Use Initiative and Health Literacy: Workshop Summary.
Vancheri C; Roundtable on Health Literacy; Institute of Medicine. Washington, DC: National Academies Press; 2010. ISBN-10: 0309159318.
Reducing clinical errors in cancer education: interpreter training.
Gany FM, Gonzalez CJ, Basu G, et al. J Cancer Educ. 2010;25:560-564.
Communication discrepancies between physicians and hospitalized patients.
Olson DP, Windish DM. Arch Intern Med. 2010;170:1302-1307.
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.
Patient engagement in patient safety: barriers and facilitators.
Scobie AC, Persaud DD. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. March/April 2010;7:42-47.
Improving prescription drug warnings to promote patient comprehension.
Wolf MS, Davis TC, Bass PF, et al. Arch Intern Med. 2010;170:50-56.
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.
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.
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