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Assessing Health Literacy in Patients with Hypertension
Background: Hypertension is the number one cardiac condition affecting approximately one in three American adults. Lifestyle modifications are the foundation to controlling blood pressure. However, barriers such as health ...
Nurse Practitioner’s Perception and Knowledge of Health Literacy
A small proportion of U.S. adults are proficient enough in health literacy to understand and use health information effectively. Providers may lack knowledge of basic health literacy facts, consequences associated with low ...