TITLE

Communicating with Patients Who Cannot Read

AUTHOR(S)
Weiss, Barry D.; Coyne, Cathy
PUB. DATE
July 1997
SOURCE
New England Journal of Medicine;07/24/97, Vol. 337 Issue 4, p272
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the relationship between poor reading skills and poor health. Reasons for poor literacy skills; The availability of reading assessments for use in health care providers' offices; The average reading level among adults in the United States; How clinicians should use nonwritten materials to communicate information.
ACCESSION #
24937237

 

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