Patient handouts? We're wasting our time

Brownson, Kenneth; Begany, Timothy
July 1993
RN;Jul93, Vol. 56 Issue 7, p88
Academic Journal
Discusses the uselessness of printed education materials for patients due to the compounding problem of adult illiteracy. Decrease in reading levels after formal education; Short-term and long-term solution; Taking time to explain educational materials to patients.


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