TITLE

Health Literacy: Implications for Ambulatory Care

AUTHOR(S)
Powell, Mary
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Nursing Economic$;Sep/Oct2009, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p343
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
44682123

Tags: HEALTH literacy;  AMBULATORY medical care;  MEDICAL care -- United States;  PATIENT education

 

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