TITLE

Being in the Know Can Help Save Your Life--and Your Wallet

PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
People's Medical Society Newsletter;Jun2003, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on a report by physician Robert B. Friedland at a conference of the American Medical Association on health literacy and communication in the U.S., in May 2003. Remarks on higher costs of health care for health illiterate patients in the country; Problems experienced by health illiterate patients; Contribution of books published by the People's Medical Society on alleviating health illiteracy; Barriers to health literacy.
ACCESSION #
10875829

 

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