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Foreman J. Los Angeles Times. September 4, 2006:F3.
This article describes what patients can do to minimize opportunities for medication error.
Liquid medication errors and dosing tools: a randomized controlled experiment.
Yin HS, Parker RM, Sanders LM, et al. Pediatrics. 2016;138:e20160357.
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.
Quick Tips--When Planning for Surgery.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; October 2012. AHRQ Publication No. 01-0040d.
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.
Advancing Effective Communication, Cultural Competence, and Patient- and Family-Centered Care: A Roadmap for Hospitals.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: The Joint Commission; 2010.
Taking Charge of Your Healthcare: Your Path to Being an Empowered Patient.
Chicago, IL: Consumers Advancing Patient Safety; 2009.
Patient, protect thyself.
Szabo L. USA Today. February 5, 2007.
Rapid response team activation by patients can mitigate errors.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. June 1, 2006:1-2.
Quality & Safety Research Group.
Johns Hopkins University, Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine.
Quick Tips—When Planning for Surgery.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. October 2012; AHRQ Publication # 01-0040d.
Engaging patients and family members in patient safety—the experience of the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation.
Wale JB, Moon RR. Psychiatr Q. Spring 2005;76:85-95.
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.
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Health Literacy Toolkit.
Leeds, UK: Health Education England, Public Health England, NHS England and Community Health and Learning Foundation; December 11, 2017.
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.
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.
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.
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All consumer medication information is not created equal: implications for medication safety.
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A patient-centered prescription drug label to promote appropriate medication use and adherence.
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Health literacy and patient safety events.
Gardner LA. PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. June 2016;13:58-65.
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