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Patient Fact Sheet. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; October 2014. AHRQ Publication No. 04-M005.
20 Tips to Help Prevent Medical Errors.
Patient Fact Sheet. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; September 2011. AHRQ Publication No. 11-0089.
Questions Are the Answer.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
Quick Tips—When Planning for Surgery.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. October 2012; AHRQ Publication # 01-0040d.
Quick Tips—When Getting A Prescription.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; May 2002. AHRQ Publication No. 01-0040c.
All consumer medication information is not created equal: implications for medication safety.
Monkman H, Kushniruk AW. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2017;234:233-237.
Your Medicine, Be Smart, Be Safe.
Patient Guide. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Bethesda, MD: National Council on Patient Information and Education; July 2015. AHRQ Publication No. 11-0049-A.
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.
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.
Healthcare 411: Consumer insider—handwashing.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. June 20, 2007.
Prevent medication errors: a New Year's resolution: teaching patients about their medications.
Polzien G. Home Healthc Nurse. 2007;25:59-62.
Library-hospital pairing empowers patients, improves safety.
Briefings on Patient Safety. June 2005;6:1-3.
Association of health literacy with postoperative outcomes in patients undergoing major abdominal surgery.
Wright JP, Edwards GC, Goggins K, et al. JAMA Surg. 2017 Oct 4; [Epub ahead of print].
Communicating Clearly About Medicines: Proceedings of a Workshop.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press: 2017. ISBN: 9780309461856.
Health Literacy Tools for Providers of Medication Therapy Management.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
Liquid medication dosing errors by Hispanic parents: role of health literacy and English proficiency.
Harris LM, Dreyer BP, Mendelsohn AL, et al. Acad Pediatr. 2017;17:403-410.
Validating domains of patient contextual factors essential to preventing contextual errors: a qualitative study conducted at Chicago area Veterans Health Administration sites.
Binns-Calvey AE, Malhiot A, Kostovich CT, et al. Acad Med. 2017;92:1287-1293.
Guide to Improving Patient Safety in Primary Care Settings by Engaging Patients and Families.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; April 2017.
A patient-centered prescription drug label to promote appropriate medication use and adherence.
Wolf MS, Davis TC, Curtis LM, et al. J Gen Intern Med. 2016;31:1482-1489.
Four Medication Safety Tips for Older Adults.
FDA Consumer Health Information. Silver Spring, MD: US Food and Drug Administration; September 20, 2016.
Liquid medication errors and dosing tools: a randomized controlled experiment.
Yin HS, Parker RM, Sanders LM, et al. Pediatrics. 2016;138:e20160357.
Health literacy and patient safety events.
Gardner LA. PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. June 2016;13:58-65.
Effect of pharmacist counseling intervention on health care utilization following hospital discharge: a randomized control trial.
Bell SP, Schnipper JL, Goggins K, et al; Pharmacist Intervention for Low Literacy in Cardiovascular Disease (PILL-CVD) Study Group. J Gen Intern Med. 2016;31:470-477.
Your new medical team: algorithms and physicians.
Frakt A. New York Times. December 7, 2015.
Transitions of care: engaging patients and families.
Quick Safety. November 30, 2015;(18):1-3.
PSNET: Patient Safety Network
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