Health literacy among patients diagnosed with movement disorders: a pilot study.

@article{ArmisteadJehle2010HealthLA,
  title={Health literacy among patients diagnosed with movement disorders: a pilot study.},
  author={Patrick Armistead-Jehle and David X. Cifu and Ryan Wetzel and William F Carne and Lynn A. Klanchar},
  journal={PM & R : the journal of injury, function, and rehabilitation},
  year={2010},
  volume={2 1},
  pages={
          43-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The study sought to examine the functional health literacy in a sample of geriatric patients diagnosed with movement disorders. The hypothesis was that the study group would demonstrate marginal levels of health literacy scores on a standardized health literacy instrument. DESIGN/SETTING The study used a prospective analysis of patients referred to an outpatient movement disorders clinic in a Veterans Affairs Medical Center. PATIENTS Fifty-four men with a movement disorder… CONTINUE READING

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