health literacy

Health literacy varies by patient

Being Sharp in Health Literacy

In 2008, I was working as a per diem staff nurse in a medical-surgical unit at what was then called New York Downtown Hospital. New Yorkers of a…

The vital role of health literacy

Healthcare professionals should know that most, if not all, patients have low health literacy, according to The Joint Commission. The U.S. National Library of Medicine notes that health…

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