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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.