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Exceptional care requires patient-driven education

We've all been there: Sitting in a consultation with a doctor or nurse, jargon gets thrown around, time with the health-care provider is short and, soon after the conversation concludes, you forget half of what you were told. ...

Dec 17, 2015
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Universal health literacy precautions recommended

(HealthDay)—Universal health literacy precautions should be used to provide understandable information for all patients, according to an article published in the July 15 issue of American Family Physician.

Jul 20, 2015
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Patient information too high for patients' literacy

More than 90 per cent of educational materials written for kidney disease patients is higher than an average patient's literacy, according to a new study published in the June issue of the National Kidney Foundation's American ...

Jun 01, 2015
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