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Health Literacy Articles

Improving Communication with Older Patients.pdf

Improving Communication With Older Patients: Tips From the Literature

From the Family Practice Management journal of the American Academy of Family Physicians

The Health Literacy and Plain Language Resource Guide.pdf

The Health Literacy & Plain Language Resource Guide

From Health Literacy Innovations for the AmeriHealth Mercy Family of Companies

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Health Literacy and Cardiovascular Disease

Discusses the importance of improving communication processes with patients can lead to improved cardiovascular outcomes from the Journal of Vascular Health Risk Management.

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Subjective Numeracy Scale

A self-report that measures the perceived ability to perform various mathematical tasks and where the individual prefers the use of numerical or prose information.

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Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit v2

The AHRQ Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit, 2nd edition, can help primary care practices reduce the complexity of health care, increase patient understanding of health information, and enhance support for patients of all health literacy levels.

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Health Literacy—REALM-SF

Quick assessment of adult patient health literacy

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Words to Watch

From the National Patient Safety Foundation

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Plain Language Medical Dictionary

Online tool created through the University of Michigan to help patients search medical terms in plain language

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