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Wolf MS, Curtis LM, Waite K, et al. Arch Intern Med. 2011;171:300-305.
Wolf MS ; Waite K ; Bailey SC ; Davis TC ; Shrank WH; et al. Helping patients simplify and safely use complex prescription regimens. Arch Intern Med. 2011; 171: 300-305
This study found that patients, particularly those with limited health literacy, would benefit from clearer understanding, organization, and simplification of their medication regimens.
A qualitative study of patient involvement in medicines management after hospital discharge: an under-recognised source of systems resilience.
Fylan B, Armitage G, Naylor D, Blenkinsopp A. BMJ Qual Saf. 2018;27:539-546.
Communicating Clearly About Medicines: Proceedings of a Workshop.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press: 2017. ISBN: 9780309461856.
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.
Liquid medication errors and dosing tools: a randomized controlled experiment.
Yin HS, Parker RM, Sanders LM, et al. Pediatrics. 2016;138:e20160357.
Risk of unintentional overdose with non-prescription acetaminophen products.
Wolf MS, King J, Jacobson K, et al. J Gen Intern Med. 2012;27:1587-1593.
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.
'Use only as directed' isn't easy.
Landro L. Wall Street Journal. April 26, 2011:D1.
Improving prescription drug warnings to promote patient comprehension.
Wolf MS, Davis TC, Bass PF, et al. Arch Intern Med. 2010;170:50-56.
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.
Using consumer-based kiosk technology to improve and standardize medication reconciliation in a specialty care setting.
Lesselroth B, Adams S, Felder R, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2009;35:264-271.
Twenty Tips to Help Prevent Medical Errors in Children.
Patient Fact Sheet. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; September 2002. AHRQ Publication No. 02-P034.
Please, write to me. Writing outpatient clinic letters to patients. Guidance.
London, UK: Academy of Medical Royal Colleges; September 2018.
Building the Case for Health Literacy: Proceedings of a Workshop.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Washington, DC: National Academies Press; 2018. ISBN: 9780309474290.
Visual acuity, literacy, and unintentional misuse of nonprescription medications.
Mullen RJ, Curtis LM, O'Conor R, et al. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2018;75:e213-e220.
Health Literacy Toolkit.
Leeds, UK: Health Education England, Public Health England, NHS England and Community Health and Learning Foundation; December 11, 2017.
Association of health literacy with postoperative outcomes in patients undergoing major abdominal surgery.
Wright JP, Edwards GC, Goggins K, et al. JAMA Surg. 2018;153:137-142.
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.
All consumer medication information is not created equal: implications for medication safety.
Monkman H, Kushniruk AW. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2017;234:233-237.
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.
Health literacy in transitions of care: an innovative objective structured clinical examination for fourth-year medical students in an internship preparation course.
Bloom-Feshbach K, Casey D, Schulson L, Gliatto P, Giftos J, Karani R. J Gen Intern Med. 2016;31:242-246.
Health Literacy: Past, Present, and Future: Workshop Summary.
Alper J; Roundtable on Health Literacy; Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice; Institute of Medicine. Washington, DC: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; 2015. ISBN: 9780309371544.
Health literacy in primary care practice.
Hersh L, Salzman B, Snyderman D. Am Fam Physician. 2015;92:118-124.
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