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Huff C. Hosp Health Netw. October 2011;85:34-35,37-38,2.
This article discusses health literacy and describes an initiative to reduce gaps in understanding at discharge.
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.
All consumer medication information is not created equal: implications for medication safety.
Monkman H, Kushniruk AW. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2017;234:233-237.
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.
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.
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 Universal Precautions Toolkit. Second edition.
Brega AG, Barnard J, Mabachi NM, et al. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; 2015. AHRQ Publication No. 15-0023-EF.
Five Steps to Safer Health Care.
Patient Fact Sheet. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; October 2014. AHRQ Publication No. 04-M005.
How Can Health Care Organizations Become More Health Literate?: Workshop Summary.
Hernandez LM; Roundtable on Health Literacy; Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice; Institute of Medicine. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press; 2012. ISBN: 9780309256810.
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.
Help your patient "get" what you just said: a health literacy guide.
Roett MA, Wessel L. J Fam Pract. 2012;61:190-196.
What did the doctor say? Health literacy and recall of medical instructions.
McCarthy DM, Waite KR, Curtis LM, Engel KG, Baker DW, Wolf MS. Med Care. 2012;50:277-282.
Health literacy and medication understanding among hospitalized adults.
Marvanova M, Roumie CL, Eden SK, Cawthon C, Schnipper JL, Kripalani S. J Hosp Med. 2011;6:488-493.
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.
Can you read this drug label?
Gill L. Consumer Reports Health. June 2011.
'Use only as directed' isn't easy.
Landro L. Wall Street Journal. April 26, 2011:D1.
Health Literacy Interventions and Outcomes: An Updated Systematic Review.
Berkman ND, Sheridan SL, Donahue KE, et al. Evidence Report/Technology Assessment: Number 199. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; March 2011. AHRQ Publication No. 11-E006.
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