Health Literacy in Vascular and Interventional Radiology: A Comparative Analysis of Online Patient Education Resources

@article{Hansberry2013HealthLI,
  title={Health Literacy in Vascular and Interventional Radiology: A Comparative Analysis of Online Patient Education Resources},
  author={D R Hansberry and Carl Kraus and N Agarwal and Stephen R. Baker and Sharon F. Gonzales},
  journal={CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={37},
  pages={1034-1040}
}
The Internet is frequently accessed by patients as a resource for medical knowledge. However, the provided material is typically written at a level well above the recommended 7th grade level. A clear understanding of the capabilities, limitations, risks, and benefits of interventional radiology by patients, both current and prospective, is hindered when the… CONTINUE READING