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Resource book for health care providers and educators

Writing health information for patients and families:
A guide to developing patient education materials
that promote health literacy.

4th edition - 2014

A 140-page resource book for health care providers and educators interested in developing patient education materials that are easy to read, understand and use.

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Inside this book

  • Current evidence about literacy and health literacy in Canada
  • Techniques in plain language and clear design
  • A step-by-step guide to developing patient education materials
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