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Health literacy from A to Z : practical ways to communicate your health message  Cover Image Book Book

Health literacy from A to Z : practical ways to communicate your health message / Helen Osborne.


"Health Literacy from A to Z: Practical Ways to Communicate Your Health Message is written for someone who cares a lot about communicating health messages clearly and simply. It is also written for someone to whom health literacy is just one of many projects competing for time and attention. In other words, this book is written for you. This book is intended as an easy-to-use guide for health communications. It is written in a way to inform and inspire you, not overwhelm you."-- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9781636181752
  • Physical Description: xiv, 262 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Third edition.
  • Publisher: Lake Placid, NY : Aviva Publishing, [2022]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
About health literacy -- Assessment tools for health literacy-- Assessment tools for readability -- Business side of health literacy -- Community connections -- Confirm understanding : Teach-back & feedback -- Continuum of care -- Decisions about treatment, end-of-life choices, or whether to participate in clinical trials -- Document design -- Ethics of simplicity -- Forms and other reading-to-do documents -- General public : Traditional media -- General public : Public health concerns -- Health equity in the context of health literacy -- Humor and healing -- Interpreters and translators -- Jargon, acronyms, and other troublesome words -- Know your audience : Children and youth -- Know your audience : Culture and language -- Know your audience: Emotions, cognition, and behavioral health -- Know your audience : Hearing loss -- Know your audience : Literacy -- Know your audience : Older adults -- Know your audience : Vision problems -- Learning and teaching -- Listening and speaking -- Metaphors, similes, and analogies -- Numeracy : Numbers and data -- Organizations : Health literacy across programs, companies, communities, and countries -- Patient and family perspective -- Plain language -- Question-asking -- Regulatory and legal language -- Stories -- Technology : e-health -- Technology : Online teaching and video games -- Technology: Social media and podcasts -- Universal design -- Visuals -- Writing for the web -- X-tras -- You : Compassion, empathy and humanity -- Zest and pizzazz.
Subject: Communication in medicine.
Health education.
Health Literacy.

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Decoda Literacy Library 613.071 O83 2022 (Text) 35410000064816 General Collection Volume hold Checked out 2022-07-25

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