Teaching patients with low literacy skills / Cecilia Conrath Doak, Leonard G. Doak, Jane H. Root

Author(s): Doak, Cecilia Conrath
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Subjects: Patient education
People with social disabilities--Education
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 2nd ed
Published: Philadelphia : J.B. Lippincott, c1996
LC Classification: R
Physical Description: xii, 212 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Table of Contents: Ch. 1. The Literacy Problem 1
Ch. 2. Applying Theory in Practice 11
Ch. 3. Testing Literacy Skills of Patients 27
Ch. 4. Assessing Suitability of Materials 41
Ch. 5. The Comprehension Process 61
Ch. 6. Writing the Message 73
Ch. 7. Visuals and How to Use Them 91
Ch. 8. Teaching with Technology 129
Ch. 9. Tips on Teaching 151
Ch. 10. Learner Verification and Revision of Materials 167
Appendix A: Literacy Data and Measures 189
Appendix B: REALM 193
Appendix C: Tips for Low-Cost Production 197
Appendix D: Learner Verification and Revision 203
Index 207
Additional Authors: Doak, Leonard G
Root, Jane H
Notes: LCCN: 95011640
ISBN: 0397551614 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 32205654
ISBN/ISSN: 0397551614