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Health literacy practices of physicians and patient care personnel in a hospital setting

Abstract

Kadriye O. Lewis, Joan E. Morgan, Lihshing Leigh Wang,Kathleen Calderon, Jennifer Rammel, Murat Ozer

Health literacy is a serious public health issue, and there are significant barriers to effective health communication among patients, physicians, and patient care personnel. We developed and implemented a hospital-wide health literacy survey to better determine the knowledge and practices of physicians and patient care personnel concerning health literacy in a hospital setting

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