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Optimizing health literacy for improved clinical practices [electronic resource] /
Vassilios E. Papalois, Imperial College, UK, Maria Theodosopoulou, Imperial College, UK, editors.
Hershey, PA : IGI Global, Medical Information Science Reference (an imprint of IGI Global), [2018]
xviii, 337 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
1522540741 (hardcover), 9781522540748 (hardcover), 9781522540755 (ebook)
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Hershey, PA : IGI Global, Medical Information Science Reference (an imprint of IGI Global), [2018]
1522540741 (hardcover)
9781522540748 (hardcover)
9781522540755 (ebook)
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
Global health literacy initiatives and practices / Kijpokin Kasemsap -- Health literacy in school / S.M. Arafat, Md. Majumder, Russell Russell Kabir, Konstantinos Papadopoulos, Fiona McMaster, Md. Uddin -- Reflections and understanding of quality management in health care / T. Ray Ruffin -- Weaving health literacy strategies throughout the fabric of health care organizations / Terri Ann Parnell -- Derived genetic key matching for fast and parallel remote patient data accessing from multiple grid location / Kulandasamy Ashokkumar -- Back to the basics : the importance of health literacy in the development and utilization of ehealth interventions / Reshma Prashad, Mei Chen -- Building health literacy using the internet : how much are web sites of Italian healthcare organisations patient-centred? / Sabina De Rosis, Simone Ticciati -- Ethnicity and socioeconomic status in relation to health and nutrition literacy in the WHO European region : initiatives for improvement / Dr Vassiliki Costarelli -- Health literacy : a key attribute for urban settings / Kristine Sørensen -- Health literacy for ethnic minority populations / Dela Idowu.
"This book discusses aspects of health literacy in to relation to conceptual frameworks, methodological issues, ethical considerations, raising of awareness and promotion of communication, learning needs and strategies for various groups of target populations, technology insights and applications. It provides insights about improving communication of health issues, raising awareness, promoting lifelong learning of patients and healthcare professionals"--
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 274-327) and index.

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