Health Literacy

Background


Health Literacy Background 

 
Importance of Topic to Practice
Health literacy plays a significant role in the health and well-being of individuals and the population (1). Individuals with low health literacy are at a greater risk for poorer health outcomes (2). Patients and clients, including their families (herein called clients), require skills to be able to access, understand and evaluate health messages in order to use this information effectively in their lives. Information also needs to be delivered in
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