Readability assessment of patient education materials on major otolaryngology association websites.

@article{Eloy2012ReadabilityAO,
  title={Readability assessment of patient education materials on major otolaryngology association websites.},
  author={Jean Anderson Eloy and Shawn S. C. Li and Khushabu Kasabwala and N Agarwal and D R Hansberry and Soly Baredes and Michael Setzen},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={147 5},
  pages={848-54}
}
OBJECTIVE Various otolaryngology associations provide Internet-based patient education material (IPEM) to the general public. However, this information may be written above the fourth- to sixth-grade reading level recommended by the American Medical Association (AMA) and National Institutes of Health (NIH). The purpose of this study was to assess the readability of otolaryngology-related IPEMs on various otolaryngology association websites and to determine whether they are above the recommended… CONTINUE READING
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