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The Association Between Physical Functioning and Self-rated General Health in Later Life: The Implications of Social Comparison
(Springer Verlag, 2011-03)
Self-rated general health has been used widely in health surveys as a single-item measurement of health-rated quality of life. Heterogeneity in self-evaluation of health has been well documented, yet the causes of this ...
Listen carefully: The risk of error in spoken medication orders
Clinicians and patients often confuse drug names that sound alike (Hicks, Becker, & Cousins, 2008). We conducted auditory perception experiments to assess the impact of similarity, familiarity, background noise and other ...