TITLE

How to Bridge the Health Literacy Gap

AUTHOR(S)
Weiss, Barry D.
PUB. DATE
January 2014
SOURCE
Family Practice Management;Jan/Feb2014, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses health literacy, which is the ability of patients to find, understand and use health-related information to make good decisions about their medical care and personal health. Topics included are tools available for assessing individual's health literacy and the difference between health literacy and basic literacy. Five recommendations on communicating with people, regardless of their health literacy are included.
ACCESSION #
93743884

 

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