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read·a·bil·i·ty

(rēd'ă-bil'i-tē)
nursing Ease with which written or printed material can be read and understood; important in assessment of patient teaching.
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Readability for TDS: 0 to 999 ppm (with up to 3 calibration points) or better
George Klare (1963) describes readability as "the ease of understanding or comprehension due to the approach of writing.
This article develops suggestions to make documents more accessible and readable, and provides a case study for text readability measurement used by the City of Dubuque, Iowa, in a performance-measurement context.
Growth and Changes in Plants") and not by readability, text difficulty, or grade level.
The chapter argues that claims about readability can be supported by whatever type of evidence is available, but that empirical approaches should always be supported by a sound theoretical approach.
Keywords: readability, science-based text, elementary readers
To date, there has been no formal evaluation of the readability of these materials.
14) The author selected 24 patient education materials from several sources and determined the Flesch-Kincaid readability level using a computer-based program.
The goal of this study was to perform a readability analysis of patient education information pertaining to the shoulder and elbow that is presented on the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) websites.
We examined readability of EVD public information available from selected public health agencies in non-EVD-affected countries.
Now the stories display readability scores as a tool for teachers.
For the above reasons, it is important to use a method of generating behavioral rules for multiagent system that takes into account both robustness and readability.