A comparison of sighted and visually impaired children's text comprehension.
- Medicine, PsychologyResearch in developmental disabilities
Is time up for the Flesch measure of reading ease?
The Flesch Reading Ease measure, widely used to measure the difficulty of text in various disciplines, is now outdated, used inappropriately, and unreliable.
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Readability assessment of online ophthalmic patient information.
- MedicineJAMA ophthalmology
This is the first study to assess readability of patient-focused webpages specifically for a range of ophthalmic diagnoses and it was determined that readability scores were inferior to those recommended, irrespective of the measure used.
Readability and comprehensibility of over-the-counter medication labels
- MedicineRenal failure
There is a need for considerable improvement in the readability of nonprescription medication labels written in a language that is not comprehensible to the average member of the general public.
“Like hunger, like thirst”: patients, journals, and the internet
- Medicine, Computer ScienceThe Lancet
Increased readability improves the comprehension of written information for patients with skin disease.
- MedicineJournal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Health literacy and the Clozapine patient
- Medicine, PsychologyPerspectives in public health
Develop and produce a pharmacist-designed clozapine patient information leaflet (PIL) which has a higher readability score than the company–produced PIL, and find more than a quarter of the population were found to have marginal or low health literacy.
Systematic Reviews and Meta-analysis: Understanding the Best Evidence in Primary Healthcare
- Medicine, Political ScienceJournal of family medicine and primary care
The objective of this article is to introduce the primary care physicians about the concept of systematic reviews and meta-analysis, outlining why they are important, describing their methods and terminologies used, and helping them with the skills to recognize and understand a reliable review which will be helpful for their day-to-day clinical practice and research activities.