Bridging the gap between health literacy and patient education for people with multiple sclerosis.

@article{Chiovetti2006BridgingTG,
  title={Bridging the gap between health literacy and patient education for people with multiple sclerosis.},
  author={Ann Chiovetti},
  journal={The Journal of neuroscience nursing : journal of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses},
  year={2006},
  volume={38 5},
  pages={374-8}
}
  • Ann Chiovetti
  • Published 2006 in
    The Journal of neuroscience nursing : journal of…
Health literacy links literacy skill level with the ability to understand health information and take control of one's health. People who have multiple sclerosis (MS) are bombarded with information on the disease and its prognosis, symptom management, and complex treatment options--information that is vital to self-management and quality of life. Approximately 50% of the people who have MS experience cognitive deficits, such as memory loss and a diminished capacity for learning, processing, and… CONTINUE READING

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