Readability of patient education materials on the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine website.

@article{Eltorai2014ReadabilityOP,
  title={Readability of patient education materials on the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine website.},
  author={Adam E M Eltorai and Alex Han and Jeremy N. Truntzer and Alan H. Daniels},
  journal={The Physician and sportsmedicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={42 4},
  pages={
          125-30
        }
}
BACKGROUND The recommended readability of patient education materials by the American Medical Association (AMA) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) should be no greater than a sixth-grade reading level. However, online resources may be too complex for some patients to understand, and poor health literacy predicts inferior health-related quality of life outcomes. AIM This study evaluated whether the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) website's patient education… CONTINUE READING
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