Health Literacy

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Doak, Cecilia Conrath, Leonard G. Doak, and Jane H. Root. Teaching Patients with Low Literacy Skills. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1996.

Kars, Marge, Lynda Baker, and Feleta L. Wilson. The Medical Library Association Guide to Health Literacy. Medical Library Association guides. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers, 2008.

Mayer, Gloria G,, Michael Villaire. Health Literacy in Primary Care:  A Clinician's Guide. New York: Springer, 2007.

Osborne, Helen. Health Literacy from A to Z: Practical Ways to Communicate Your Health Message. 2nd ed. Sudbury, Mass: Jones and Bartlett, 2011.

Nielsen-Bohlman, Lynn, Allison M. Panzer, and David A. Kindig. Health Literacy: A Prescription to End Confusion. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press, 2004.

Purcell-Gates, Victoria. Other People's Words: The Cycle of Low Literacy. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 1995.

Zarcadoolas, Christina, Andrew F. Pleasant, and David S. Greer.
Advancing Health Literacy: A Framework for Understanding and Action. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 2006.


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