News tagged with literacy levels
Parental misconceptions about antibiotics linked to poor health literacy levels in Latino population
In the first study of its kind, researchers at the Columbia University School of Nursing have established that poor health literacy among Latino parents is associated with a poor understanding of the proper use antibiotics, ...
Medications Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Photos of happy, smiling faces on patient education websites may engage readers, but they also may have a negative impact on older adults' comprehension of vital health information, especially ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 28, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A patient's education level is not a fail-safe predictor of how well they will manage symptoms related to complicated chronic diseases, such as heart failure, according to a Purdue University study.
Cardiology Dec 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
An Indiana University study examining disparities in physical fitness levels between older adults who are patients of safety net community health centers (CHC) and those who are members of a medically affiliated fitness center ...
Health Jun 04, 2011 | not rated yet | 0