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Carolyn Dickens

Summary

Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Nurse overestimation of patients' health literacy
    Carolyn Dickens
    a University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Health Commun 18:62-9. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Health literacy and nursing: an update
    Carolyn Dickens
    University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Nurs 113:52-7. 2013

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Publications2

  1. pmc Nurse overestimation of patients' health literacy
    Carolyn Dickens
    a University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Health Commun 18:62-9. 2013
    ..The overestimation of a patient's health literacy by nursing personnel may contribute to the widespread problem of poor health outcomes and hospital readmission rates. ..
  2. doi request reprint Health literacy and nursing: an update
    Carolyn Dickens
    University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Nurs 113:52-7. 2013
    ..The authors review the recent definitions and dimensions of health literacy, the prevalence and characteristics of patients with low health literacy, and strategies nurses can use in clinical settings...