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ERIC Number: ED187134
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Pages: 35
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Help Yourself to Health Care.
Snyder, Sarah
A booklet on health care for limited English speakers provides information on choosing the right doctor, buying medicine, paying the bill, and the individual's role in maintaining his or her health. Cartoons, questions and puzzles concerning the message in cartoons and narrative passages, checklists about an individual's personal habits related to health, and the phonetic pronunciation of key terms are presented. Specific topics include the following: (1) primary care doctors, (2) specialists, (3) sources of information when choosing a physician, (4) important considerations in making the physician selection, (5) obtaining help in an emergency, (6) services provided by the health department, (7) the meaning of warnings on drugs, (8) the meaning of a generic and brand name drug, (9) comparing prices at different pharmacies, (10) the meaning of terms contained in health insurance policies, (11) different types of health insurance, (12) avoiding quacks and (13) keeping a health record. (SW)
EMC Corporation, 180 East Sixth Street, Saint Paul, MN 55101 ($1.85)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: EMC Corp., St. Paul, Minn.