Integrated review of health literacy interventions.

@article{Schaefer2008IntegratedRO,
  title={Integrated review of health literacy interventions.},
  author={Cynthia T. Schaefer},
  journal={Orthopedic nursing},
  year={2008},
  volume={27 5},
  pages={
          302-17
        }
}
Health literacy involves reading, numeracy, comprehension, and the ability to make appropriate decisions about healthcare. The nurse needs to understand the impact health literacy has on patient education. Sixteen research articles that used an experimental design were reviewed in this integrated review to examine the effectiveness of intervention strategies related to health literacy. The studies found that the use of low literacy interventions was focused on making health education material… CONTINUE READING
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