HEALTH LITERACY and NURSES: A New Paradigm to Improve Health and Minimize Chronic Disease

Gynn, Mary
June 2013
Florida Nurse;Jun2013, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p13
The article discusses how nurses can help improve health literacy in the U.S. It suggests that nurses should explain all tests and laboratory reports, ask patients to keep their medical records and encourage patients to be wide and take responsibility for their health. It also recommends that nurses should communicate the importance of written records such as medications, mobility routine and blood pressure.


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