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Enhance patients’ health literacy with audio-visual and face-to-face education

Health literacy tools include: Handouts Audio-visual materials Face-to-face talks with patients Signage consisting of easily understood symbols (http://www.hablamosjuntos.org/signage/symbols/default.using_symbols.asp) Flip charts, diagrams, and wall posters (example: http://www.fertilityfriend.com/) Microsoft PowerPoint presentations Individual counseling Read on to see how different doctors use these tools. If you only treat your patients’ illnesses at your… 

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