What’s New for Health Literacy

I have developed several literature alerting resources to keep up with the MANY ways health literacy affects us all.     Here are several citations to articles indentified through a PubMed NCBI monthly  “alert”.

Complex interventions to improve the health of people with limited literacy: A systematic review.

Clement S, Ibrahim S, Crichton N, Wolf M, Rowlands G.
Patient Educ Couns. 2009 Mar 2. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 19261426 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]
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Health literacy: communication strategies to improve patient comprehension of cardiovascular health.

Oates DJ, Paasche-Orlow MK.
Circulation. 2009 Feb 24;119(7):1049-51. No abstract available.
PMID: 19237675 [PubMed – in process]
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Rehabilitation consumers’ use and understanding of quality information: a health literacy perspective.

Magasi S, Durkin E, Wolf MS, Deutsch A.
Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2009 Feb;90(2):206-12.
PMID: 19236975 [PubMed – in process]
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The role of parent health literacy among urban children with persistent asthma.

Shone LP, Conn KM, Sanders L, Halterman JS.
Patient Educ Couns. 2009 Feb 20. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 19233588 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]
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This sampling illustrates the benefits of utilizing “alert” services such as My NCBI. For more information on setting up your own “alerts” go to  My NCBI Home.

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Complex interventions to improve the health of people with limited literacy: A systematic review.

Clement S, Ibrahim S, Crichton N, Wolf M, Rowlands G.
Patient Educ Couns. 2009 Mar 2. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 19261426 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]
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Knowledge of gestational diabetes among a multi-ethnic cohort in Australia.

Carolan M, Steele C, Margetts H.
Midwifery. 2009 Mar 2. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 19261362 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]
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Teacher characteristics and knowledge of asthma.

Getch YQ, Neuharth-Pritchett S.
Public Health Nurs. 2009 Mar-Apr;26(2):124-33.
PMID: 19261151 [PubMed – in process]
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Graduating nurses’ self-evaluation of information technology competencies.

Fetter MS.
J Nurs Educ. 2009 Feb;48(2):86-90.
PMID: 19260400 [PubMed – in process]
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Health and use of health services: a comparison between Gypsies and Travellers and other ethnic groups.

Peters J, Parry GD, Cleemput PV, Moore J, Cooper CL, Walters SJ.
Ethn Health. 2009 Mar 4:1-19. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 19259880 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]
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Sociodemographic characteristics, health beliefs, and the accuracy of cancer knowledge.

Wilkinson AV, Vasudevan V, Honn SE, Spitz MR, Chamberlain RM.
J Cancer Educ. 2009;24(1):58-64.
PMID: 19259867 [PubMed – in process]
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Involuntary Tobacco Smoke Exposure and Urinary Levels of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in the United States, 1999 to 2002.

Suwan-Ampai P, Navas-Acien A, Strickland PT, Agnew J.
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2009 Mar 3. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 19258471 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]
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Eating Habits, Knowledge about Cancer Prevention and the HPLP Scale in Turkish Adolescents.

Can HO, Ceber E, Sogukpinar N, Saydam BK, Otles S, Ozenturk G.
Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2008 Oct-Dec;9(4):569-74.
PMID: 19256740 [PubMed – in process]
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Psychological Status in Childhood Cancer Survivors: A Report From the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study.

Zeltzer LK, Recklitis C, Buchbinder D, Zebrack B, Casillas J, Tsao JC, Lu Q, Krull K.
J Clin Oncol. 2009 Mar 2. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 19255309 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]
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Treatment satisfaction of diabetic patients: what are the contributing factors?

Biderman A, Noff E, Harris SB, Friedman N, Levy A.
Fam Pract. 2009 Mar 2. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 19254969 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]
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Immigrant patients’ experiences and reflections pertaining to the consultation: a study on patients from Chile, Iran and Turkey in primary health care in Stockholm, Sweden.

Wiking E, Saleh-Stattin N, Johansson SE, Sundquist J.
Scand J Caring Sci. 2009 Feb 25. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 19254229 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]
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Factors influencing the pattern of self-medication in an adult Nigerian population.

Afolabi AO.
Ann Afr Med. 2008 Sep;7(3):120-7.
PMID: 19253521 [PubMed – in process]
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Quality of life impairment during the female menopausal transition is related to personal and partner factors.

Chedraui P, San Miguel G, Avila C.
Gynecol Endocrinol. 2009 Feb;25(2):130-5.
PMID: 19253110 [PubMed – in process]
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Incidence trends of invasive cervical cancer in the United States by combined race and ethnicity.

Barnholtz-Sloan J, Patel N, Rollison D, Kortepeter K, Mackinnon J, Giuliano A.
Cancer Causes Control. 2009 Mar 1. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 19253025 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]
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Social inequalities in mortality in older women cannot be explained by biological and health behavioural factors – results from a Norwegian health survey (the HUNT Study).

Rostad B, Schei B, Nilsen TI.
Scand J Public Health. 2009 Feb 27. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 19251878 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]
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Disparities in stroke symptomology knowledge among US midlife women: an analysis of population survey data.

Lutfiyya MN, Ng L, Asner N, Lipsky MS.
J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2009 Mar-Apr;18(2):150-7.
PMID: 19251192 [PubMed – in process]
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Oral literacy demand of prenatal genetic counseling dialogue: Predictors of learning.

Roter DL, Erby L, Larson S, Ellington L.
Patient Educ Couns. 2009 Feb 26. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 19250792 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]
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A multimedia patient education program on colorectal cancer screening increases knowledge and willingness to consider screening among Hispanic/Latino patients.

Makoul G, Cameron KA, Baker DW, Francis L, Scholtens D, Wolf MS.
Patient Educ Couns. 2009 Feb 26. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 19250791 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]
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Cultural competency in health care and its implications for pharmacy.

American College of Clinical Pharmacy, O’Connell MB, Rickles NM, Sias JJ, Korner EJ.
Pharmacotherapy. 2009 Mar;29(3):362.
PMID: 19249955 [PubMed – in process]
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Rehabilitation and transition after lung transplantation in children.

Burton JH, Marshall JM, Munro P, Moule W, Snell GI, Westall GP.
Transplant Proc. 2009 Jan-Feb;41(1):296-9.
PMID: 19249539 [PubMed – in process]
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Young women’s perceived ability to refuse sex in urban Cameroon.

Hattori MK, DeRose L.
Stud Fam Plann. 2008 Dec;39(4):309-20.
PMID: 19248717 [PubMed – in process]
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Introducing information literacy into anesthesia curricula.

Demczuk L, Gottschalk T, Littleford J.
Can J Anaesth. 2009 Feb 27. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 19247736 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]
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Does a national screening programme reduce socioeconomic inequalities in mammography use?

Puddu M, Demarest S, Tafforeau J.
Int J Public Health. 2009 Mar 4. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 19247577 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]
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Better informed for better health and better care: an information literacy framework to support health care in Scotland.

Craig E.
Health Info Libr J. 2009 Mar;26(1):77-80. No abstract available.
PMID: 19245647 [PubMed – in process]
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Community perception of Dengue in slum areas of metropolitan city of West Bengal.

Haldar A, Gupta UD, Majumdar KK, Laskar K, Ghosh S, Sen S.
J Commun Dis. 2008 Sep;40(3):205-10.
PMID: 19245159 [PubMed – in process]
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The role of smoking and diet in explaining educational inequalities in lung cancer incidence.

Menvielle G, Boshuizen H, Kunst AE, Dalton SO, Vineis P, Bergmann MM, Hermann S, Ferrari P, Raaschou-Nielsen O, Tjønneland A, Kaaks R, Linseisen J, Kosti M, Trichopoulou A, Dilis V, Palli D, Krogh V, Panico S, Tumino R, Büchner FL, van Gils CH, Peeters PH, Braaten T, Gram IT, Lund E, Rodriguez L, Agudo A, Sánchez MJ, Tormo MJ, Ardanaz E, Manjer J, Wirfält E, Hallmans G, Rasmuson T, Bingham S, Khaw KT, Allen N, Key T, Boffetta P, Duell EJ, Slimani N, Gallo V, Riboli E, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB.
J Natl Cancer Inst. 2009 Mar 4;101(5):321-30. Epub 2009 Feb 24.
PMID: 19244178 [PubMed – in process]
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Socioeconomic indicators and prosthetic replacement of missing teeth in a working-age population-Results of the Study of Health in Pomerania (SHIP).

Mundt T, Polzer I, Samietz S, Grabe HJ, Messerschmidt H, Dören M, Schwarz S, Kocher T, Biffar R, Schwahn C.
Community Dent Oral Epidemiol. 2009 Feb 24. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 19243570 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]
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The Diabetes Literacy and Numeracy Education Toolkit (DLNET): Materials to Facilitate Diabetes Education and Management in Patients With Low Literacy and Numeracy Skills.

Wolff K, Cavanaugh K, Malone R, Hawk V, Gregory BP, Davis D, Wallston K, Rothman RL.
Diabetes Educ. 2009 Feb 24. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 19240246 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]
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Health literacy: communication strategies to improve patient comprehension of cardiovascular health.

Oates DJ, Paasche-Orlow MK.
Circulation. 2009 Feb 24;119(7):1049-51. No abstract available.
PMID: 19237675 [PubMed – in process]
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Adolescent access to online health services: perils and promise.

Moreno MA, Ralston JD, Grossman DC.
J Adolesc Health. 2009 Mar;44(3):244-51. Epub 2008 Nov 11.
PMID: 19237110 [PubMed – in process]
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Rehabilitation consumers’ use and understanding of quality information: a health literacy perspective.

Magasi S, Durkin E, Wolf MS, Deutsch A.
Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2009 Feb;90(2):206-12.
PMID: 19236975 [PubMed – in process]
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People, places and policies – trying to account for health inequalities in impoverished neighbourhoods.

Feldman P, Warr D, Tacticos T, Kelaher M.
Aust N Z J Public Health. 2009 Feb;33(1):17-24.
PMID: 19236354 [PubMed – in process]
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The role of parent health literacy among urban children with persistent asthma.

Shone LP, Conn KM, Sanders L, Halterman JS.
Patient Educ Couns. 2009 Feb 20. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 19233588 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]
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Public health expenditure as a determinant of health status in lesotho.

Akinkugbe O, Mohanoe M.
Soc Work Public Health. 2009 Jan;24(1):131-47.
PMID: 19229779 [PubMed – in process]
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Racial disparities in total knee replacement among Medicare enrollees–United States, 2000-2006.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2009 Feb 20;58(6):133-8.
PMID: 19229164 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
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Measurement of information and communication technology experience and attitudes to e-learning of students in the healthcare professions: integrative review.

Wilkinson A, While AE, Roberts J.
J Adv Nurs. 2009 Feb 9. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 19228242 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]
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Educational differences in health risks and illness over the life course: a test of cumulative disadvantage theory.

Dupre ME.
Soc Sci Res. 2008 Dec;37(4):1253-66.
PMID: 19227701 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
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Social Outcomes in the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study Cohort.

Gurney JG, Krull KR, Kadan-Lottick N, Nicholson HS, Nathan PC, Zebrack B, Tersak JM, Ness KK.
J Clin Oncol. 2009 Feb 17. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 19224833 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]
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A cross-sectional analysis of physical activity and obesity indicators in European participants of the EPIC-PANACEA study.

Besson H, Ekelund U, Luan J, May AM, Sharp S, Travier N, Agudo A, Slimani N, Rinaldi S, Jenab M, Norat T, Mouw T, Rohrmann S, Kaaks R, Bergmann M, Boeing H, Clavel-Chapelon F, Boutron-Ruault MC, Overvad K, Andreasen EL, Johnsen NF, Halkjaer J, Gonzalez C, Rodriguez L, Sanchez MJ, Arriola L, Barricarte A, Navarro C, Key TJ, Spencer EA, Orfanos P, Naska A, Trichopoulou A, Manjer J, Wirfält E, Lund E, Palli D, Agnoli C, Vineis P, Panico S, Tumino R, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB, van den Berg SW, Odysseos AD, Riboli E, Wareham NJ, Peeters PH.
Int J Obes (Lond). 2009 Feb 17. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 19223851 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]
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Risk-taking behaviour is more frequent in teenage girls with multiple sexual partners.

Kuortti M, Kosunen E.
Scand J Prim Health Care. 2009;27(1):47-52.
PMID: 19221934 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
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New therapeutic promises in the treatment of depression and schizophrenia.

Dhir A, Kulkarni SK.
Drug News Perspect. 2008 Dec;21(10):581-92.
PMID: 19221639 [PubMed – in process]
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Prevalence of low glomerular filtration rate, proteinuria and associated risk factors in North India using Cockcroft-Gault and Modification of Diet in Renal Disease equation: an observational, cross-sectional study.

Singh NP, Ingle GK, Saini VK, Jami A, Beniwal P, Lal M, Meena GS.
BMC Nephrol. 2009 Feb 17;10(1):4. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 19220921 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]
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The influence of parental educational level on the development of atopic sensitization, wheezing and eczema during the first year of life.

Dom S, Droste JH, Sariachvili MA, Hagendorens MM, Bridts CH, Stevens WJ, Desager KN, Wieringa MH, Weyler JJ.
Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2009 Feb 4. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 19220768 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]
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Using self-rated health in epidemiological studies: a risk for underestimating the gap between social classes?

Delpierre C, Lauwers V, Datta GD, Lang T, Berkman L.
J Epidemiol Community Health. 2009 Feb 12. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 19218251 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]
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Effects of a Hepatitis C Virus Educational Intervention or a Motivational Intervention on Alcohol Use, Injection Drug Use, and Sexual Risk Behaviors Among Injection Drug Users.

Zule WA, Costenbader EC, Coomes CM, Wechsberg WM.
Am J Public Health. 2009 Feb 12. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 19218179 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]
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Improved sanitation and income are associated with decreased rates of hospitalization for diarrhoea in Brazilian infants.

Andrade IG, Queiroz JW, Cabral AP, Lieberman JA, Jeronimo SM.
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2009 Feb 10. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 19215948 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]
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Effects of ethnicity and socioeconomic status on body composition in an admixed, multiethnic population in Hawaii.

Brown DE, Hampson SE, Dubanoski JP, Murai AS, Hillier TA.
Am J Hum Biol. 2009 Feb 11. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 19213005 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]
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