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A Content Analysis of Direct-to-Consumer Television Prescription Drug Advertisements
This article reports the results of a content analysis of 23 direct-to-consumer (DTC) product-specific television prescription drug advertisements broadcast during 2001. A majority of ads used bothExpand
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Informed Choice in Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing (DTCGT) Websites: A Content Analysis of Benefits, Risks, and Limitations
An informed choice about health-related direct-to-consumer genetic testing (DTCGT) requires knowledge of potential benefits, risks, and limitations. To understand the information that potentialExpand
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Update on Health Literacy and Diabetes
Purpose Inadequate literacy is common among patients with diabetes and may lead to adverse outcomes. The authors reviewed the relationship between literacy and health outcomes in patients withExpand
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The behavioral response to personalized genetic information: will genetic risk profiles motivate individuals and families to choose more healthful behaviors?
This report describes the use of information emerging from genetic discovery to motivate risk-reducing health behaviors. Most research to date has evaluated the effects of information related to rareExpand
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Promoting behavior change among working-class, multiethnic workers: results of the healthy directions--small business study.
OBJECTIVES We examined the efficacy of a cancer prevention intervention designed to improve health behaviors among working-class, multiethnic populations employed in small manufacturing businesses.Expand
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Consumers report lower confidence in their genetics knowledge following direct-to-consumer personal genomic testing
Purpose:The aim of this study was to measure changes to genetics knowledge and self-efficacy following personal genomic testing (PGT).Methods:New customers of 23andMe and Pathway Genomics completed aExpand
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Intentions to receive individual results from whole-genome sequencing among participants in the ClinSeq study
Genome sequencing has been rapidly integrated into clinical research and is currently marketed to health-care practitioners and consumers alike. The volume of sequencing data generated for a singleExpand
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Patients’ understanding of and responses to multiplex genetic susceptibility test results
Purpose:Examination of patients’ responses to direct-to-consumer genetic susceptibility tests is needed to inform clinical practice. This study examined patients’ recall and interpretation of, andExpand
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The impact of teach-back on comprehension of discharge instructions and satisfaction among emergency patients with limited health literacy: A randomized, controlled study
Abstract Objective Recommended as a ‘universal precaution’ for improving provider–patient communication, teach-back has a limited evidence base. Discharge from the emergency department (ED) to homeExpand
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The educational potential of direct-to-consumer prescription drug advertising.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations for direct-to-consumer (DTC) prescription drug advertising allow broadcast advertisements with incomplete risk information if the ads refer consumers toExpand
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