Monthly Archives: April 2010

Measures of Health Literacy: Workshop Summary

What are some relationships between health literacy and health outcomes?

A book, free and online, authored Lyla M. Hernandez, Rapporteur; Roundtable on Health Literacy sponsored by the Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice (BPH) and the Institute of Medicine (IOM)

http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=12690

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Fact Sheet on Depression

A fact sheet from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

http://ncptsd.va.gov/ncmain/ncdocs/handouts/iraq_clinician_guide_app_j3.pdf

Fact Sheet on TB

A fact sheet from the CDC.

http://www.cdc.gov/tb/publications/factsheets/general/tb.pdf

Fact Sheet on Heart Disease

A fact sheet from the CDC.

http://www.cdc.gov/heartdisease/docs/ConsumerEd_HeartDisease.pdf

Fact Sheet on AED’s

A fact sheet from the Texas Department of Insurance.

http://insurance.tx.gov/pubs/videoresource/fsaed.pdf

Fact sheet on Fifth Disease

What can I teach my patients about Fifth Disease?

A fact sheet from the Wisconsin Department of Health.

http://dhs.wisconsin.gov/communicable/factsheets/PDFfactsheets/Fifthdisease6.pdf

Fact Sheet on Measles

What can I teach my patients about measles?

A fact sheet from the Maryland Department of Health.

http://www.harfordcountymd.gov/Health/Download/1086.pdf

Fact Sheet on Hepatitis A, B and C.

What can I teach my patients about Hepatitis A, B and C?

A fact sheet from the CDC.

http://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/Resources/Professionals/PDFs/ABCTable.pdf

Fact Sheet on Runny Nose

What can I teach my patients about a runny nose?

A fact sheet from the Washington State Department of Health.

http://here.doh.wa.gov/materials/antibiotic-resistance-education-fact-sheet-runny-nose/12_AntNosFS_E09L.pdf

Fact Sheet on Sore Throat

What can I teach my patients about sore throats?

A fact sheet from the Washington State Department of Health.

http://here.doh.wa.gov/materials/antibiotic-resistance-education-fact-sheet-sore-throat/12_AntThrFS_E09L.pdf