H Shonna Yin

Summary

Affiliation: New York University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The health literacy of parents in the United States: a nationally representative study
    H Shonna Yin
    New York University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, 550 First Ave, NBV 8S4 11, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Pediatrics 124:S289-98. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Health literacy assessment of labeling of pediatric nonprescription medications: examination of characteristics that may impair parent understanding
    H Shonna Yin
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, NY 10016, USA
    Acad Pediatr 12:288-96. 2012
  3. pmc Use of active ingredient information for low socioeconomic status parents' decision-making regarding cough and cold medications: role of health literacy
    H Shonna Yin
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine and Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Acad Pediatr 13:229-35. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Use of a pictographic diagram to decrease parent dosing errors with infant acetaminophen: a health literacy perspective
    H Shonna Yin
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine and Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Acad Pediatr 11:50-7. 2011
  5. pmc Parent health literacy and "obesogenic" feeding and physical activity-related infant care behaviors
    H Shonna Yin
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY Electronic address
    J Pediatr 164:577-583.e1. 2014
  6. pmc Perceived barriers to care and attitudes towards shared decision-making among low socioeconomic status parents: role of health literacy
    H Shonna Yin
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, NY 10016, USA
    Acad Pediatr 12:117-24. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Readability, suitability, and characteristics of asthma action plans: examination of factors that may impair understanding
    H Shonna Yin
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine and Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e116-26. 2013
  8. pmc Assessment of health literacy and numeracy among Spanish-Speaking parents of young children: validation of the Spanish Parental Health Literacy Activities Test (PHLAT Spanish)
    H Shonna Yin
    Department of Pediatrics, NYU School of Medicine and Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, NY, USA
    Acad Pediatr 12:68-74. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Association of low caregiver health literacy with reported use of nonstandardized dosing instruments and lack of knowledge of weight-based dosing
    H Shonna Yin
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine and Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 7:292-8. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Evaluation of consistency in dosing directions and measuring devices for pediatric nonprescription liquid medications
    H Shonna Yin
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine and Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, New York 10016, USA
    JAMA 304:2595-602. 2010

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint The health literacy of parents in the United States: a nationally representative study
    H Shonna Yin
    New York University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, 550 First Ave, NBV 8S4 11, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Pediatrics 124:S289-98. 2009
    ..To assess the health literacy of US parents and explore the role of health literacy in mediating child health disparities...
  2. doi request reprint Health literacy assessment of labeling of pediatric nonprescription medications: examination of characteristics that may impair parent understanding
    H Shonna Yin
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, NY 10016, USA
    Acad Pediatr 12:288-96. 2012
    ..Poor quality and variability of medication labeling have been cited as key contributors to medication misuse. We assessed the format and content of labels and materials packaged with common pediatric liquid nonprescription medications...
  3. pmc Use of active ingredient information for low socioeconomic status parents' decision-making regarding cough and cold medications: role of health literacy
    H Shonna Yin
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine and Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Acad Pediatr 13:229-35. 2013
    ..We sought to examine how parents use active ingredient information as part of the process of selecting a cough/cold medication for their child and how health literacy plays a role...
  4. doi request reprint Use of a pictographic diagram to decrease parent dosing errors with infant acetaminophen: a health literacy perspective
    H Shonna Yin
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine and Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Acad Pediatr 11:50-7. 2011
    ..Medication dosing errors by parents are frequent. We sought to whether a pictographic dosing diagram could improve parent ability to dose infant acetaminophen, and to determine whether pictogram benefit varies by health literacy level...
  5. pmc Parent health literacy and "obesogenic" feeding and physical activity-related infant care behaviors
    H Shonna Yin
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY Electronic address
    J Pediatr 164:577-583.e1. 2014
    ..To examine the relationship between parent health literacy and "obesogenic" infant care behaviors...
  6. pmc Perceived barriers to care and attitudes towards shared decision-making among low socioeconomic status parents: role of health literacy
    H Shonna Yin
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, NY 10016, USA
    Acad Pediatr 12:117-24. 2012
    ..We sought to assess whether parent HL is associated with differences in perceived barriers to care and attitudes regarding participatory decision-making with the provider...
  7. ncbi request reprint Readability, suitability, and characteristics of asthma action plans: examination of factors that may impair understanding
    H Shonna Yin
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine and Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e116-26. 2013
    ..We assessed the readability, suitability, and characteristics of asthma action plans, elements that contribute to the effectiveness of action plan use, particularly for those with limited literacy...
  8. pmc Assessment of health literacy and numeracy among Spanish-Speaking parents of young children: validation of the Spanish Parental Health Literacy Activities Test (PHLAT Spanish)
    H Shonna Yin
    Department of Pediatrics, NYU School of Medicine and Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, NY, USA
    Acad Pediatr 12:68-74. 2012
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  9. ncbi request reprint Association of low caregiver health literacy with reported use of nonstandardized dosing instruments and lack of knowledge of weight-based dosing
    H Shonna Yin
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine and Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 7:292-8. 2007
    ..Use of nonstandardized dosing instruments and lack of knowledge that dosing is weight-based contribute to dosing errors. We sought to assess whether low caregiver health literacy was associated with these outcomes...
  10. doi request reprint Evaluation of consistency in dosing directions and measuring devices for pediatric nonprescription liquid medications
    H Shonna Yin
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine and Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, New York 10016, USA
    JAMA 304:2595-602. 2010
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Unit of measurement used and parent medication dosing errors
    H Shonna Yin
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine and Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, New York
    Pediatrics 134:e354-61. 2014
    ..We examined the association between unit used and parent medication errors and whether nonstandard instruments mediate this relationship...
  12. doi request reprint Parents' medication administration errors: role of dosing instruments and health literacy
    H Shonna Yin
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine and Bellevue Hospital Center, 550 First Ave, NBV 8S4 11, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:181-6. 2010
    ..To assess parents' liquid medication administration errors by dosing instrument type and to examine the degree to which parents' health literacy influences dosing accuracy...
  13. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of a pictogram-based intervention to reduce liquid medication dosing errors and improve adherence among caregivers of young children
    H Shonna Yin
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, 550 First Ave, NBV 8S4 11, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:814-22. 2008
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of a pictogram-based health literacy intervention to decrease liquid medication administration errors by caregivers of young children...
  14. ncbi request reprint Health literacy and pediatric health
    H Shonna Yin
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine and Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, NY, USA
    Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care 37:258-86. 2007
  15. pmc Liquid medication dosing errors in children: role of provider counseling strategies
    H Shonna Yin
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine and Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, NY Electronic address
    Acad Pediatr 14:262-70. 2014
    ..To examine the degree to which recommended provider counseling strategies, including advanced communication techniques and dosing instrument provision, are associated with reductions in parent liquid medication dosing errors...