In the Literature

I found the following current awareness articles through an NCBI recurring search of the literature.

Information Literacy for Evidence-Based Practice in Perianesthesia Nurses: Readiness for Evidence-Based Practice.; Ross J.;  J Perianesth Nurs. 2010 Apr;25(2):64-70.    PMID: 20359640 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]

Picture this: visual cues enhance health education messages for people with low literacy skills.;  Peregrin T.  J Am Diet Assoc. 2010 Apr;110(4):500-5. No abstract available.  PMID: 20338272 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Health literacy in college students. Ickes MJ, Cottrell R.  J Am Coll Health. 2010 Mar-Apr;58(5):491-8.  PMID: 20304761 [PubMed – in process]

Health literacy and communication explored from different angles. Finset A, Lie HC.  Patient Educ Couns. 2010 Apr;79(1):1-2. No abstract available.  PMID: 20226340 [PubMed – in process]

Parents’ medication administration errors: role of dosing instruments and health literacy. Yin HS, Mendelsohn AL, Wolf MS, Parker RM, Fierman A, van Schaick L, Bazan IS, Kline MD, Dreyer BP.  Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2010 Feb;164(2):181-6.  PMID: 20124148 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Health in the ‘hidden population’ of people with low literacy. A systematic review of the literature. Easton P, Entwistle VA, Williams B. BMC Public Health. 2010 Aug 5;10(1):459. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 20687946 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]

The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Promote Healthy Homes. Office of the Surgeon General (US).; Rockville (MD): Office of the Surgeon General (US); 2009.  PMID: 20669408 [PubMed] Books & Documents Free text

Health Literacy, eHealth, and Communication: Putting the Consumer First: Workshop Summary. Institute of Medicine (US) Roundtable on Health Literacy.;  Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2009.  PMID: 20662120 [PubMed] Books & Documents Free text

Promoting health care equity: is health literacy a missing link? Hasnain-Wynia R, Wolf MS.  Health Serv Res. 2010 Aug;45(4):897-903. No abstract available.   PMID: 20646073 [PubMed – in process]

Can this patient read and understand written health information? Powers BJ, Trinh JV, Bosworth HB. JAMA. 2010 Jul 7;304(1):76-84. Review.  PMID: 20606152 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

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