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"Teach-back" from a patient's perspective.

Miller S, Lattanzio M, Cohen S. "Teach-back" from a patient's perspective. Nursing (Brux). 2016;46(2):63-4. doi:10.1097/01.NURSE.0000476249.18503.f5.

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March 2, 2016
Miller S, Lattanzio M, Cohen S. Nursing (Brux). 2016;46:63-4.

The teach-back method, having patients repeat instructions to confirm they understand discharge information, can help enable safe postdischarge care. This commentary describes an initiative that embedded teach-back into standard nursing activities and resulted in reduced readmissions.

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Miller S, Lattanzio M, Cohen S. "Teach-back" from a patient's perspective. Nursing (Brux). 2016;46(2):63-4. doi:10.1097/01.NURSE.0000476249.18503.f5.