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Patient education: addressing cultural diversity and health literacy issues.

@article{Chang2007PatientEA,
  title={Patient education: addressing cultural diversity and health literacy issues.},
  author={Margaret K. Chang and Ann E Kelly},
  journal={Urologic nursing},
  year={2007},
  volume={27 5},
  pages={
          411-7; quiz 418
        }
}
Patient education is essential in assisting patients to live with illness and to have improved health outcomes. Patient education is also one of the most satisfying aspects of care provided by professional nurses. Additionally, patient education is a qualifier in professional and accreditation standards. The teaching-learning process, how culture influences learning and teaching strategies, and health literacy issues that affect patient education are reviewed. 

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