When You Don't Know What You Don't Know

July 2004
Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Jul2004, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p7
Discusses the widespread fallout of doctor-patient miscommunication in the U.S. Results of miscommunication; Information on the reports by the Institute of Medicine and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality on lack of health literacy; Reason for healthcare mistakes attributable to health illiteracy; Tactics to improve the efficiency and quality of medical visits.


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