TITLE

Resources for producing clear language documents

PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Patient Education Management;Dec2008, Vol. 15 Issue 12, p138
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article lists internet resources which provides guidelines on how to produce clear and readable patient handouts which include www. plainlanguage.org, www.cdc.gov/od/oc/simpput.pdf, and www.ihconline.org/toolkits/HealthLiteracy/PPForClearHealthCommunication.pdf.
ACCESSION #
35566985

 

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