has been defined as, "The degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions."
International Handbook of Health Literacy
: Research, Practice and Policy Across the Lifespan
Keywords: Health literacy
, Self-efficacy, Quality of life, Cancer.
Daytona, FL, May 25, 2019 --(PR.com)-- Fourteen programs across the state of Florida have been awarded one-year, $5,000 grants for the implementation of a health literacy
program to benefit their adult education, ESOL, and family literacy students.
Good health literacy
is associated with better blood pressure control among Hispanic patients, a new study finds.
, defined as an individual's ability to acquire, understand, and use the information needed to make health-related decisions (HealthyPeople.gov, 2012), is an especially important factor in patients' ability to manage their interactions with the healthcare system.
One individual-level factor of importance may be the health literacy
The American Academy of Nursing has released a policy brief urging nurses to have an increased role in enhancing health literacy
for patient populations.
class="MsoNormalIt is apparent for those who are less affluent in our country, health literacy
is an unforeseen challenge.
as a widespread concept in health promotion was mentioned in health literature from 1970 (Javadzade et al.
Objectives: To assess the functional health literacy
among adolescents of Model schools of Islamabad.