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Vol. 147. Issue 4.
Pages 171-175 (August 2016)
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Vol. 147. Issue 4.
Pages 171-175 (August 2016)
Special article
Health literacy: Implications for the health system
Alfabetización en salud: implicación en el sistema sanitario
María Dolores Navarro-Rubioa,b,
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, Rima Ruddc, Lindsay Rosenfeldd, Emilia Arrighia
a Instituto Albert J. Jovell de Salud Pública y Pacientes, Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
b Facultad de Medicina y Ciencias de la Salud, Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
c Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, MA, USA
d The Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Institute for Child, Youth, and Family Policy, Brandeis University, MA, USA
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Table 1. Example of mathematical calculations to be performed by patients at different stages of their care process.
Table 2. Health literacy (HL) measurement tools.
Table 3. Actions specific to the clinical encounter between health professionals and patients.
Table 4. Multilevel interventions to improve communication between health professional and patient.
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