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ERIC Number: EJ417687
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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ISSN: ISSN-0029-6554
Do Patients Understand Written Health Information?
Dixon, Elizabeth; Park, Rosemarie
Nursing Outlook, v38 n6 p278-81 Nov-Dec 1990
Long sentences, medical terms, and small print make hospital information brochures and consent forms difficult for many patients to understand. Nurses can help patients by simplifying language, highlighting important information, and using lists. (JOW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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