TITLE

LOST IN TRANSLATION: The Challenge for Nurses and Health Educators to Prioritize and Implement Health Literacy

AUTHOR(S)
Gynn, Mary
PUB. DATE
December 2012
SOURCE
Illinois Nurse;Dec2012, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the challenge for nurses and health educators to prioritize and implement health literacy. It points out the responsibility of public health and healthcare officials to deliver health information. It identifies populations at risk of low health literacy including older adults, people with less than a high school degree or general education (GED) certificate, and people with low income levels. Emphasis is given on the need for patients to converse with their doctor.
ACCESSION #
90655365

 

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