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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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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.
These days you can take it a step further with a scientific approach called the Flesch-Kincaid Readability Score mechanism.
Nurses can use the transcripts available with some audio and video recordings to assess the readability level of the information provided during the recordings.
In the context of Arabic language studies in Malaysia, there is a dearth of studies on textbook readability (Kamarulzaman et al.
Keywords: readability, science-based text, elementary readers
Key words: readability, maintenance, web content, text optimization
However, related studies of the readability of self-study documents used in treatment settings outside of prison walls indicate that this is often not the case.
Faculty may also wish to consider a text's readability.
To meet this need, NASA launched the MISSE (Mission International Space Station Experiment), an experiment designed to test the durability and readability of both human and machine-readable markings and part identifiers after being exposed to environmental elements of the low earth orbit environment (50 to 1,240 miles above earth's surface) for an extended time period.