Articles tagged "Patients"

Health Literacy Toolkit for Physicians and Patients

Health Literacy Toolkit Delavan 2014 04

Health literacy is defined by the National Library of Medicine as “the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions”. About 13% of U.S. adults have proficient health literacy. Not understanding medical information can lead to medical complications or medication errors. The UAMS Library now […]