The following HTML text is provided to enhance online
readability. Many aspects of typography translate only awkwardly to HTML.
Please use the page image
as the authoritative form to ensure accuracy.
Health Literacy: A Prescription to End Confusion
Murray E, Lo B, Pollack L, Donelan K, Catania J, White M, Zapert K, Turner R. 2003. The impact of health information on the internet on the physician-patient relationship: Patient perceptions. Archives of Internal Medicine. 163(14): 1727–1734.
Nutbeam D. 2000. Health literacy as a public health goal: A challenge for contemporary health education and communication strategies into the 21st century. Health Promotion International. 15(3): 259–267.
Perez-Stable EJ. 1994. Cardiovascular Disease in Latino Health in the US: A Growing Challenge. Washington, DC: American Public Health Association.
Powers RD. 1988. Emergency department patient literacy and the readability of patient-directed materials. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 17(2): 124–126.
Program for Appropriate Technology in Health. 2003. Plain Talk: Teaching Low-Literate Youth in the United States about HIV, AIDS, and STDs. [Online]. Available: http://www.path.org/about/f_plain_talk.htm [accessed: December, 2003].
Raymond EG, Dalebout SM, Camp SI. 2002. Comprehension of a prototype over-the-counter label for an emergency contraceptive pill product. Obstetrics and Gynecology. 100(2): 342–349.
Ross R. 1996. Returning to the Teachings: Exploring Aboriginal Justice. Toronto: Penguin Books.
Rudd R, Moeykens BA, Colton TC. 2000. Health and literacy. A review of medical and public health literature. In: Annual Review of Adult Learning and Literacy. Comings J, Garners B, Smith C, Editors. New York: Jossey-Bass.
Sabogal F, Marin G, Otero-Fabogal R, Marin BV, Perez-Stable EF. 1987. Hispanic familialismo and acculturation: What changes and what doesn’t? Hispanic Journal Behavioral Sciences. 9: 397–412.
Scrimshaw SC, Souza R. 1982. Recognizing active labor. A test of a decision-making guide for pregnant women. Social Science and Medicine. 16(16): 1473–1482.
Sikorski R, Peters R. 1997. Allergy and immunology on the Internet. Journal of the American Medical Association. 278(22): 2029–2030.
Spandorfer JM, Karras DJ, Hughes LA, Caputo C. 1995. Comprehension of discharge instructions by patients in an urban emergency department. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 25(1): 71–74.
U.S. Census Bureau. 2000. United States Census 2000. Profile of General Demographic Characteristics. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Census Bureau.