ACOG Committee Opinion No. 585: Health literacy.

  • Published 2014 in Obstetrics and gynecology


According to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, health literacy is defined as the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists is committed to the promotion of health… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/01.AOG.0000443277.06393.32