Patient Education and Counseling

(The H4-Index of Patient Education and Counseling is 32. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-11-01 to 2023-11-01.)
Effective health communication – a key factor in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic212
Integrating health behavior theories to predict American’s intention to receive a COVID-19 vaccine157
Health literacy in rural and urban populations: A systematic review94
Health information overload among health consumers: A scoping review81
Opportunities to improve COVID-19 provider communication resources: A systematic review67
Concerns of women regarding pregnancy and childbirth during the COVID-19 pandemic61
Using pictures to convey health information: A systematic review and meta-analysis of the effects on patient and consumer health behaviors and outcomes60
Shared decision making: Physicians’ preferred role, usual role and their perception of its key components54
A systematic review of interventions for family caregivers who care for patients with advanced cancer at home52
“Patient participation” and related concepts: A scoping review on their dimensional composition51
Implications of the current COVID-19 pandemic for communication in healthcare50
Toward a consensus on the nature of empathy: A review of reviews47
Shared decision making, satisfaction with care and medication adherence among patients with diabetes45
Measuring patient empowerment – A systematic review45
Factors influencing COVID-19 vaccination intention: The roles of vaccine knowledge, vaccine risk perception, and doctor-patient communication42
Adding value to remote monitoring: Co-design of a health literacy intervention for older people with chronic disease delivered by telehealth - The telehealth literacy project42
Effects of parent-provider communication during infant hospitalization in the NICU on parents: A systematic review with meta-synthesis and narrative synthesis40
Empowerment in healthcare: A thematic synthesis and critical discussion of concept analyses of empowerment40
A scoping review of the use of visual aids in health education materials for persons with low-literacy levels38
Self-efficacy and health-related quality of life in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A meta-analysis36
The influence of online health information on health decisions: A systematic review36
Quality of online information for the general public on COVID-1936
Critical observations on and suggested ways forward for healthcare communication during COVID-19: pEACH position paper36
The effects of self-management education tailored to health literacy on medication adherence and blood pressure control among elderly people with primary hypertension: A randomized controlled trial36
A Mixed Methods Examination of Health Care Provider Behaviors That Build Patients’ Trust35
Health literacy in the general population in the context of epidemic or pandemic coronavirus outbreak situations: Rapid scoping review34
What makes a patient ready for Shared Decision Making? A qualitative study34
Shared decision making: What is the work?34
Effectiveness of communicative and educative strategies in chronic low back pain patients: A systematic review34
Impact of pictograms on medication adherence: A systematic literature review33
Cultural competency and microaggressions in the provision of care to LGBT patients in rural and appalachian Tennessee32
Perceived cancer-related pain and fatigue, information needs, and fear of cancer recurrence among adult survivors of childhood cancer32
Effect of diabetes self-management education on glycemic control in Latino adults with type 2 diabetes: A systematic review and meta-analysis32
Patient and clinician experiences of uncertainty in the diagnostic process: Current understanding and future directions32
The experiences and perspectives of family surrogate decision-makers: A systematic review of qualitative studies32