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Health Literacy

Resources tagged "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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The METER: A Brief, Self-Administered Measure of Health Literacy

From PubMed Central

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HEALTH TiPS

From the American College of Physicians. Consists of two-sided 4”x6” sheets which help patients to present important questions to their physician related to their health conditions. HEALTH TiPS are written at or below a fifth grade reading level and enable patients with limited health literacy to have more effective interactions with their physicians

Videos

CDC Health Literacy Resources

Videos

Health Literacy and Patient Safety Video

From the American Medical Association Foundation on YouTube

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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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