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ERIC Number: EJ581003
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0022-0125
Low Literacy Levels in Adults: Implications for Patient Education.
Fisher, Evelyn
Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, v30 n2 p56-61 Mar-Apr 1999
Health-education materials often require reading levels higher than that of many patients. Nurses need awareness of the prevalence of low literacy and the ability to assess reading levels so they can develop appropriate patient-education materials. (SK)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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