Health Literacy: Implications for Ambulatory Care

Powell, Mary
September 2009
Nursing Economic$;Sep/Oct2009, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p343
Academic Journal
The article examines the significance of health literacy in ambulatory care in the U.S. It discusses key areas which should be considered in the assessment of patient education materials. It mentions the controversial assessment tools for identifying patients with inadequate health literacy. It also highlights several screening questions to help determine the effectiveness of health literacy.


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