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Promoting Health Literacy to Encourage Prevention and Wellness

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Promoting Health Literacy to Encourage Prevention and Wellness( )
Author: Roundtable on Health Literacy,
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice,
Institute of Medicine,
Editor: Landi, Suzanne
Hernandez, Lyla
Publication Date:Oct 2011
Publisher:National Academies Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $27.99
Book Description:

Health literacy has been shown to affect health outcomes. The use of preventive services improves health and prevents costly health care expenditures. Several studies have found that health literacy makes a difference in the extent to which populations use preventive services. On September 15, 2009, the Institute of Medicine Roundtable on Health Literacy held a workshop to explore approaches to integrate health literacy into primary and secondary prevention.

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Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches

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