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Graphics help patients distinguish between urgent and non-urgent deviations in laboratory test results

OPEN Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA | 4 Jan 2017

BJ Zikmund-Fisher, AM Scherer, HO Witteman, JB Solomon, NL Exe, BA Tarini and A Fagerlin
Abstract
Most electronic health record systems provide laboratory test results to patients in table format. We tested whether presenting such results in visual displays (number lines) could improve understanding.
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Electronic medical record, Andrew Martin, Medical informatics, Health informatics, Personal health record, Electronic health record
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