Prevention: A Blueprint for Action. Health Literacy

04/01/2004

Dynamic search of the health literacy literature indexed in Medline. Available online at http://phpartners.org/hp/health_comm.html. Last viewed March 4, 2004.

HRSA health literacy Web pages. Available online at  http://www.hrsa.gov/quality/healthlit.htm. Last viewed March 4, 2004.

NIDCD health literacy Web pages. Available online at  http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/education/news/improving_health_literacy.asp. Last viewed March 4, 2004.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Health literacy action plan. In Communicating Health: Priorities and Strategies for Progress. Washington, D.C. July 2003. Available online at http://odphp.osophs.dhhs.gov/projects/HealthComm/. Last viewed March 4, 2004.

AHRQ report on Literacy and Health Outcomes.  A summary is available online at www.ahrq.gov/clinic/epcsums/litsum.htm and the full report can be downloaded from www.ahrq.gov/clinic/evrptfiles.htm#literacy.

National Library of Medicine. Understanding health literacy and its barriers. Bethesda, MD. Available May 2004 at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/cbm/healthliteracybarriers.html.

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