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Understanding health literacy : implications for medicine and public health / editors Joanne G. Schwartzberg, Jonathan B. VanGeest, Claire C. Wang ; section editors Julie A. Gazmararian ... [et al.].

Publication:
Chicago : American Medical Association, c2005.
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Book
xv, 253 p. : ill.; 23 cm.
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Subjects:
Health education -- United States.
Patient education -- United States.
Literacy -- United States.
Medical subjects:
Health Education -- United States.
Communication Barriers -- United States.
Educational Status -- United States.
Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice -- United States.
Contents:
Understanding health literacy / Jay M. Bernhardt, Erica D. Brownfield, and Ruth M. Parker
Epidemiology of low health literacy / Barry D. Weiss
Literacy skills of U.S. adults / John P. Comings and Irwin S. Kirsch
What does low literacy mean? / John Strucker and Rosalind Davidson
Literacy demands in health care settings: the patient perspective / Rima E. Rudd ... [et al.]
Health literacy and the patient-provider relationship / Debra L. Roter
Participatory decision-making in the medical encounter and its relationship to patient literacy / Lisa A. Cooper, Mary Catherine Beach, and Sarah L. Clever
The challenges of informed consent for low-literate populations / Michael K. Paasche-Orlow
Using the Internet to move beyond the brochure and improve health literacy / Cynthia E. Baur
Literacy testing in health care research / Terry Davis ... [et al.]
A conceptual framework for the relationship between health literacy and health care outcomes: the chronic disease exemplar / Dean Schillinger, Terry Davis
Health literacy and health outcomes: overview of the literature / Darren A. DeWalt and Michael Pignone.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Schwartzberg, Joanne G.
VanGeest, Jonathan.
Wang, Claire.
ISBN:
1579476309
OCLC:
55955451