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Our multidisciplinary team developed a new set of discharge instructions for five common emergency department diagnoses using recommended tools for creating literacy-appropriate and patient-centered education materials. We found that the recommended tools for document creation were essential in constructing the new instructions. However, while the tools… (More)
We read with interest the article by Linder, Schnipper, and Middleton comparing dictation , free-text typing, and structured data entry to quality outcomes. 1 The authors conclude that using dictation appeared to provide a lower quality of care, but that conclusion seems unsupported by the reported results. Most importantly, the authors themselves note that… (More)