TITLE

Assessing health literacy to identify patients for pharmacist-provided counseling on high-risk medications

AUTHOR(S)
Brown, Victoria T.; LeBlanc, Yvonne C.; Efird, Leigh E.; Nesbit, Todd; Wellman, Jessica C.; Feldman, Leonard
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;9/15/2011, Vol. 68 Issue 18, p1692
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the need to counsel patients on high-risk medication. According to the author the counseling of the patients on their entire medication regimen helps them in highest qualitative care and so Rapid Estimate of Adult Literacy in Medicine (REALM-SF) a screeing tool was developed to assess the literacy of the patients. This is easy through the REALM-SF screening tool which helps in identifying patients who need counseling.
ACCESSION #
65550634

 

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