Table of contents for Understanding health literacy : implications for medicine and public health / editors, Joanne Schwartzberg, Jonathan VanGeest, Claire Wang ; section editors, Julie A. Gazmarian ... [et al.].

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Contents
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Editors and Contributors 
Section I: Overview of Health Literacy in Health Care
Editors: Julie A. Gazmararian, MPH, PhD and Ruth M. Parker, MD
	
	Chapter 1: Understanding Health Literacy
	Authors: Jay M. Bernhardt, PhD, MPH, Erica D. Brownfield MD, and Ruth M. Parker, MD
	Chapter 2: Epidemiology of Low Health Literacy
	Author: Barry D. Weiss, MD
Section II: The Patient Perspective
Editor: Rima E. Rudd, MSPH, ScD
	Chapter 3: Literacy Skills of US Adults
	Authors: John Comings, EdD and Irwin Kirsch, EdD
	Chapter 4: What Does Low Literacy Mean?
	Authors: John Strucker, EdD, and Rosalind Davidson, EdD
	Chapter 5: Literacy Demands in Health Care Settings: The Patient Perspective
	Authors: Rima E. Rudd, MSPH, ScD, Diane Renzulli, ScM, Anne Pereira, MD, MPH and 	Lawren Daltroy, DrPH
Section III: Health Literacy and Communication
Editor: Debra L. Roter, DrPH
	Chapter 6: Health Literacy and the Patient-Provider Relationship
	Author: Debra L. Roter, DrPH
	Chapter 7: Participatory Decision-Making in the Medical Encounter and Its 			Relationship to Patient Literacy
	Authors: Lisa A. Cooper, MD, MPH, Mary Catherine Beach, MD, MPH, and 	Sarah L. Clever, MD, MS
	Chapter 8: The challenges of Informed Consent for Low-Literate Populations
	Author: Michael K. Paasche-Orlow, MD, MPH
	Chapter 9: Using the Internet to Move Beyond the Brochure and Improve Health 			Literacy
	Author: Cynthia E. Baur, PhD
Section IV: Health Literacy and the Delivery of Health Care
Editor: Dean Schillinger, MD
	Chapter 10: Literacy Testing in Health Care Research
	Authors: Terry Davis, PhD, Estela M. Kennen, MA, Julie Gazmararian, MPH, 	PhD, and Mark Williams, MD
	Chapter 11: A Conceptual Framework for the Relationship between Health 			Literacy and Health Care Outcomes: The Chronic Disease Exemplar
	Authors: Dean Schillinger, MD, Terry Davis, PhD
	Chapter 12: Health Literacy and Health Outcomes: Overview of the Literature
	Authors: Darren A. DeWalt, MD, and Michael Pignone, MD, MPH
Appendix A: Glossary
Appendix B: Ordering Information for Literacy Tests
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Health education -- United States.
Patient education -- United States.
Literacy -- United States.
Health Education -- United States.
Communication Barriers -- United States.
Educational Status -- United States.
Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice -- United States.