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Title Health literacy among older adults / Karen Kopera-Frye, PhD, editor
Published New York, NY : Springer Publishing Company, LLC, [2017]
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Contents Chapter 1. Health literacy 101 / Karen Kopera-Frye -- Chapter 2. Interpreting and understanding lab results / Denny G. Ryman -- Chapter 3. Physician approaches to increasing patient health literacy / Samer N. Roy, Shreya Sahay Saxena, Krishnakant Shah -- Chapter 4. Adding value to physical therapy with health literacy tools and the explanatory model / Mary K. Milidonis, Jane G. Keehan, Alexandra Talbott-Welch -- Chapter 5. Public health perspectives on health literacy / Takashi Yamashita, Darren Liu, Erick B. López, Jennifer M. Stevens, J. Scott Brown -- Chapter 6. Fostering independence through health literacy: an occupational therapy perspective / Patti T. Calk, Carolyn Murphy, Donna Eichhorn -- Chapter 7. Explaining radiographic images to older adults / Jennifer Michael -- Chapter 8. Helping older adults understand medication and treatment regimens / Lori M. Metzger -- Chapter 9. Health literacy and speech and hearing professionals / Cathleen Carney-Thomas -- Chapter 10. Improving health literacy and health outcomes using cognitive prosthetic devices / Anthony A. Sterns, Tracy A. Riley -- Chapter 11. Gold standard programs to assist older adults in healthier living / Theresa B. Skaar, Tara P. McCoy, Kerry S. Kleyman -- Chapter 12. Cultural competence and health literacy / Iris Feinberg, Daphne Greenberg, Amani Talwar -- Chapter 13. Physical activity and exercise for the aging population / Tommie Church -- Chapter 14. Policy implications of increasing health literacy among elders / Ronald A. Harris -- Chapter 15. Where do we go from here with health literacy? / R.V. Rikard, Julie McKinney
Summary "Key features: provides a one-of-a-kind, multidisciplinary survey of the key health literacy issues of older adults; focuses on increasing health literacy across the disciplines; addresses a priority area of Healthy People 2020; incorporates research and practice from gerontology, psychology, public health, social work, sociology, medicine, and nursing; [and] includes case studies, review questions, learning objectives, and PowerPoint slides for assisting instructors"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Health Literacy.
Health literacy.
Older people -- Health and hygiene.
Form Electronic book
Author Kopera-Frye, Karen, editor
ISBN 0826194524 (electronic bk.)
9780826194527 (electronic bk.)