Mark Dignan, PhD, Elizabeth Hunter, PhD, OTR/L; Assessing and Adapting Patient Educational Materials: Addressing Low Health Literacy in an Inpatient Rehabilitation Setting. Am J Occup Ther 2015;69(Supplement_1):6911515150p1. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2015.69S1-RP204A.
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Date Presented 4/17/2015
Written patient education materials from an inpatient rehabilitation setting were assessed. The average reading level was 16th grade. Twenty documents were revised, and the average reading level was lowered to 5th grade. Focus groups with clinicians and clients were conducted to assess the materials.
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