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9 edition of Health Literacy in Primary Care found in the catalog.

Health Literacy in Primary Care

A Clinician"s Guide

by Gloria G. Mayer

  • 385 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Springer Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health systems & services,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Nursing - Nurse & Patient,
  • Public Health,
  • Education & Training,
  • Health Care Delivery,
  • Communication in medicine,
  • Health education,
  • Patient education

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAlbert E. Barnett (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8165561M
    ISBN 100826102298
    ISBN 109780826102294

      Health care providers are a community’s gateway to many health services. Providers are also trusted sources of information for many people. The resources on this page can help health care providers recognize and respond to patients’ information and communication needs. The Parent Health Literacy Project works to provide a reliable healthcare resource to low literacy parents along with training on how to use the book effectively. KHSA was the first state Head Start association to make a nationally-recognized health literacy training program available to all our families.

    Designated a Doody's Core Title!At the intersection of health care delivery and practice there lies a large area of patient care with no manual: how to provide the best care to patients who have a critically low level of comprehension and literacy. Because all patients play a central role in the outcome of their own health care, competent health care becomes almost impossible for caregivers. This clear, well written book is packed with examples and tips and will serve as a much needed guide for primary care providers, nurse practitioners, hospital administrators, and others who are looking for ways to improve their communication with patients and provide the most beneficial health care to Price: $

    Health Literacy Interventions and Outcomes: An Updated Systematic Review Description of Resource: This report is a systematic review of health care service use and health outcomes related to differences in health literacy and interventions designed to improve outcomes for individuals with low health literacy. limited health literacy, including the scope of the problem, how. it affects children in particular, and how health care providers can. address and overcome health literacy issues with patients and their. caregivers. At the heart of Part II in Plain Language Pediatrics is a new series. of 25 reproducible patient education handouts in both.


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Health Literacy in Primary Care by Gloria G. Mayer Download PDF EPUB FB2

Health literacy includes a set of skills needed to make appropriate health decisions and successfully navigate the health care system. These skills include reading, writing, numeracy Cited by: This clear, well written book is packed with examples and tips and will serve as a much needed guide for primary care providers, nurse practitioners, hospital administrators, and others who are looking for ways to improve their communication with patients and provide the most beneficial health care to Cited by:   Health Literacy in Primary Care Practice.

Hersh L(1), Salzman B(1), Snyderman D(1). Author information: (1)Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA. Comment in Am Fam Physician.

Jul 15;92(2) Health literacy includes a set of skills needed to make appropriate health decisions and successfully navigate the health care by: Health literacy includes a set of skills needed to make appropriate health decisions and successfully navigate the health care system.

These skills include reading, writing, numeracy Cited by:   Offers primary care practices a way to assess their services for health literacy considerations. Helping Older Adults Search for Health Information Online A toolkit developed by the National Institute on Aging for beginning and intermediate users of the : Sarah Cantrell.

Limited health literacy can lead to patients misunderstanding care instructions. This commentary discusses organizational and individual strategies for primary care practices to help ensure patients can understand and act on the information they are given regarding their care, including avoiding the use of medical jargon, employing visual aids, and providing written information at a fifth- to.

Because all patients play a central role in the outcome of their own health care, competent health care becomes almost impossible for caregivers when the boundary of low literacy skills is present.\" \"This book is packed with examples and tips that will serve as a needed guide for primary providers, nurse practitioners, hospital administrators.

The report Health Literacy Interventions and Outcomes: A Systematic Review is an update of a systematic review of research on health care service use and health outcomes related to differences in health literacy level and interventions designed to improve these outcomes for.

Health literacy and clear communication between health professionals and patients are key to improving health and the quality of health care. We create, promote, and curate evidence-based health literacy and communication tools, practices, and research for health professionals.

Description. This clear, well written book is packed with examples and tips and will serve as a much needed guide for primary care providers, nurse practitioners, hospital administrators, and others who are looking for ways to improve their communication with patients and provide the most beneficial health care to their low-literacy patients.

A Conceptual Framework for Health Literacy. Figures and provide visual frameworks for considering health literacy. Figure places literacy as the foundation of health literacy and health literacy as the active mediator between individuals and health contexts.

Individuals bring specific sets of factors to the health context, including cognitive abilities, social skills, emotional Cited by: Resources for Health Literacy Provided By: Medical Library, Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University guide intended for primary care practices, covering spoken and written communication, patient empowerment and self-care, and addressing support systems "What to Do" easy-to-read health book series, Institute for.

Health Literacy in Primary Care: A Clinician's Guide Gloria G. Mayer, Michael Villaire At the intersection of health care delivery and practice there lies a large area of patient care with no manual: how to provide the best care to patients who have a critically low level of comprehension and literacy.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) defines health literacy as “the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information needed to make appropriate health decisions.” 1, 2 Adequate health literacy may include being able to read and comprehend essential health-related materials (e.g., prescription bottles, appointment.

The guide offers an overview of how to deliver online health information that is actionable and engaging, create a health web site that’s easy to use, particularly for people with limited literacy skills and limited experience using the web, and evaluate and improve your health Web site.

This report describes tactics for clear communication with patients in primary care practices and provides recommendations to improve health literacy.

Health Literacy Practices in Primary Care Settings: Examples from the Field. Note: If you're looking for a free download links of Health Literacy in Primary Care: A Clinician’s Guide Pdf, epub, docx and torrent then this site is not for you. only do ebook promotions online and we does not distribute any free download of ebook on this site.

BACKGROUND: Low health literacy is prevalent in the United States. As a result, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) developed universal health literacy precautions to improve patient understanding of health information. Using universal precautions and specific tools, such as teach-back, has been shown to decrease morbidity and improve patient : Ashley Newman.

Lauren McCormack, Ph.D., M.S.P.H. RTI International. RTI International is developing and testing a new measure of health literacy. The objective of this R01 project funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is to create a publicly available health literacy instrument that can be used for population-based surveillance and for measuring an individual’s health literacy in intervention.

Abbreviations: NAM — National Academy of Medicine NHES — National Health Education Standards; Only 12% of American adults have proficient health literacy, defined as a set of skills needed to effectively function in the health care system.

1 This is troubling given that health literacy is a stronger predictor of health than age, income, employment status, educational level, or race. 2 A Cited by: 8.

Health literacy refers to a patient's knowledge and skill in making informed health care decisions. Low health literacy is associated with poor health outcomes that nurses have the potential to affect.

Screening tools are available to assess a patient's health literacy, but not all are easy to ly health literacy experts have recommended that all patients be treated as if they have.Effective health communication is as important to health care as clinical skill.

To improve individual health and build healthy communities, health care providers need to recognize and address the unique culture, language and health literacy of diverse consumers and communities.These include child health services, accessing care, adolescent health, contemporary family issues, ageing, cultural support and inclusive health care.

global insights with a focus on primary health care practice in Australia and New Zealand. promotion of community health care across the lifespan. a unique socio-ecological approach to 4/5(1).