Analysis of stroke patients' and carers' reading ability and the content and design of written materials: recommendations for improving written stroke information.

@article{Hoffmann2006AnalysisOS,
  title={Analysis of stroke patients' and carers' reading ability and the content and design of written materials: recommendations for improving written stroke information.},
  author={Tammy C Hoffmann and Kryss McKenna},
  journal={Patient education and counseling},
  year={2006},
  volume={60 3},
  pages={286-93}
}
OBJECTIVE This study (a) evaluated the reading ability of patients following stroke and their carers and the reading level and content and design characteristics of the written information provided to them, (b) explored the influence of sociodemographic and clinical characteristics on patients' reading ability, and (c) described an education package that provides well-designed information tailored to patients' and carers' informational needs. METHODS Fifty-seven patients and 12 carers were… CONTINUE READING

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