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Johnson, Robin; Edwards, Ronisha; Rivers, Angela; Patil, Crystal; Walsh, Susan – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: A multidisciplinary team from a US midwestern urban medical centre developed written patient education materials for a group education programme designed to prepare adolescents and emerging adults with sickle cell disease for transition to adult care. We evaluated the literacy levels of these materials and demonstrate how to revise the…
Descriptors: Patient Education, Urban Areas, Hospitals, Diseases
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Dorcely, Brenda; Agarwal, Nitin; Raghuwanshi, Maya – Health Education Journal, 2015
Objective: The purpose of this study was to assess and compare the readability of type 2 diabetes online patient education materials from academic institutions in the northeast USA and the American Diabetes Association. Many US residents utilise the Internet to obtain health information. Studies have shown that online patient education materials…
Descriptors: Diabetes, Patient Education, Health Materials, Web Sites