Health Literacy and Palliative Care
Publisher: National Academies Press 2016
Number of pages: 137
Explores the relationship between palliative care and health literacy, and the importance of health literate communication in providing high-quality delivery of palliative care. The book highlights the practical strategies and the needs and opportunities for improving health literacy.
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