TITLE

Going beyond clear language when writing patient education materials

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Patient Education Management;Jan2009, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the issues that deals with the factors which determine comprehension in delivering health information.
ACCESSION #
36505388

 

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