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Jessica Ridpath, Health Care Poetry Slam


Jessica Ridpath, Health Care Poetry Slam

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This poem speaks to several health care injustices; one important issue it alludes to is health literacy. Health literacy is very much connected to global health because it refers to an individual's ability to understand information about their health and follow medical advice or orders from health care professionals. In a recently updated systematic review of ninety-six studies, researchers have found that low health literacy is associated with poorer ability to understand and some health care... More
Material Type: Presentation
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: February 23, 2012
Date Modified in MERLOT: March 07, 2012
Submitter: Alex Routledge
Keywords: Health Literacy


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Primary Audience: College General Ed
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Berkman, N., Sheridan, S., Donahue, K., Halpern, D., & Crotty, K. (2011). Low health literacy and health outcomes: an updated systematic review. Annals Of Internal Medicine, 155(2),97-107.
Osborn, C., Cavanaugh, K., & Kripalani, S. (2010). Practical pointers. Strategies to address low health literacy and numeracy in diabetes. Clinical Diabetes, 28(4), 171-175. Doi:10.2337/diaclin.28.4.171

Language: English
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