Speak Up [brochure].
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: Joint Commission.
A series of patient safety brochures directed toward specific areas of care that encourages patients to take an active role by asking questions and addressing problems with their providers. In July of 2010 a new brochure was added on fall prevention. Available in both English and Spanish.
10 things your hospital won't tell you.
Kapadia R. Smart Money. October 2006;15:112-114.
Health literacy—a quality and patient safety imperative.
Foubister V. Quality Matters. November/December 2006.
Prevent medication errors: a New Year's resolution: teaching patients about their medications.
Polzien G. Home Healthc Nurse. 2007;25:59-62.
To protect against drug errors, ask questions.
Brody JE. New York Times. January 2, 2007:F7.
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