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Promoting literacy to increase adherence | ACP Internist

Roughly 80 million Americans navigate health care's complexities with limited health literacy skills. Learn easy steps that help patients understand what they need to do, without the need for formal literacy screening or for questions that might

QD: News Every Day--4 of 5 doctors see low health literacy among patients : ACP Internist

Low health literacy is a major barrier in four of five internal medicine practices, according to ACP Internist 's July poll. About 80% of 71...

Improving health literacy by healing the doctor-patient relationship : ACP Internist

When it comes to understanding medical information, even the most sophisticated patient may not be "smarter than a fifth grader." In one of...

Health numeracy : ACP Internist

There is a growing awareness of the importance of health literacy, the extent to which patients and their families are able to understand wo...

QD: News Every Day--Patient education materials written above nation's average reading level : ACP Internist

Patient education materials are written for grade levels higher than the average American can read, a study found, and may require medical s...

Plain English about ounces, pounds, dollars and sense : ACP Internist

One of the arguments for bariatric surgery in principle is that by addressing the problem of often severe obesity effectively, the procedure...

Blog keeps track of all those guidelines : ACP Internist

A new blog could help internists stay on top of the hundreds of major guidelines, position statements, meta-analyses, systematic reviews and...

President's Message Archives | ACP Internist

ACP Internist provides news and information for internal medicine physicians about the practice of medicine and reports on the policies, products, and activities of ACP.

Reconcilable differences : ACP Internist

During med reconciliation with a patient recently “You're taking the pills in this bottle?” “That bottle there?” The Grady elder picked it u...

July/August 2011 | ACP Internist

ACP Internist provides news and information for internal medicine physicians about the practice of medicine and reports on the policies, products, and activities of ACP.

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