Assessing Online Patient Education Readability for Spine Surgery Procedures.

@article{Long2018AssessingOP,
  title={Assessing Online Patient Education Readability for Spine Surgery Procedures.},
  author={William W. Long and Krishna D. Modi and Brittany E Haws and Benjamin Khechen and Dustin H Massel and Benjamin C. Mayo and Kern Singh},
  journal={Clinical spine surgery},
  year={2018},
  volume={31 2},
  pages={E146-E151}
}
BACKGROUND CONTEXT Increased patient reliance on Internet-based health information has amplified the need for comprehensible online patient education articles. As suggested by the American Medical Association and National Institute of Health, spine fusion articles should be written for a 4th-6th-grade reading level to increase patient comprehension, which… CONTINUE READING