Health Literacy in a Nutshell (häftad)
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McGraw Hill / Australia
Muscat, Danielle
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150 g
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Health Literacy in a Nutshell

Häftad,  Engelska, 2023-11-20
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Health Literacy in a Nutshell will help you understand how to be a better communicator, and how to work more effectively with patients and communities in helping them to find, understand and use health information to make good decisions about their health.

Health Literacy in a Nutshell is an essential resource for students and frontline practitioners who want to improve their understanding of health literacy and health communication. This book provides a useful prompt on key issues, as well as guidance on how to organise and deliver interventions to improve health literacy.

written by internationally recognised leaders in the field, this compact, easy-to-use guide provides pragmatic advice and guidance. it draws upon the best available scientific evidence with numerous practical examples of effective communication to improve health literacy among patients and community populations.

  • An introduction to health literacy concepts and definitions
  • Practical communication tools for frontline health workers
  • Strategies for improving health literacy in communities
  • Mastering digital health communication
  • Measurement and monitoring of health literacy
  • The role of health literacy in improving equity in health
this book is highly recommended for busy students and health practitioners, including experienced researchers and practitioners, who want to become better communicators and work more effectively with individuals and communities in helping them to find, understand, appraise and apply health information.
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Don Nutbeam is Pro Vice- Chancellor and Head of the College of Health Sciences at Sydney University. He was formerly head of Public Health in the UK Department of Health.


list of tables, figures, and case studies


about the authors

chapter 1: health literacy concepts and definitions

chapter 2: improving health literacy in clinical settings: health literacy for frontline health workers

chapter 3: improving health literacy in community settings

chapter 4: digital health literacy

chapter 5: health-literate systems and organisations

chapter 6: measurement and monitoring in health literacy

chapter 7: health literacy, equity and the social determinants of health