Neurology patient education materials: do our educational aids fit our patients' needs?

@article{Murphy2001NeurologyPE,
  title={Neurology patient education materials: do our educational aids fit our patients' needs?},
  author={Peter W Murphy and Andrew L. Chesson and Shirley A Berman and Connie L Arnold and Glenn Galloway},
  journal={The Journal of neuroscience nursing : journal of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses},
  year={2001},
  volume={33 2},
  pages={99-104}
}
The purpose of this study was to assess the suitability of various neurology patient education brochures, as well as neurology information on the World Wide Web, to determine whether they were appropriate for patients with low literacy. A convenience sample of 520 patients in university-based public and private neurology clinics participated. In this cross-sectional study, the patients' reading levels were assessed by using the Rapid Estimate of Adult Literacy in Medicine. Forty-three patient… CONTINUE READING