Health Literacy From A-Z
Health Literacy From A-Z: Practical Ways to Communicate Your Health Message, Second Edition (Updated 2018)
Health Literacy from A to Z: Practical Ways to Communicate Your Health Message, Second Edition (updated 2018) is written for someone who cares a lot about communicating health messages clearly and simply. It is also written for someone to whom health literacy is just one of many projects competing for time and attention. Whether you are a physician, nurse, pharmacist, allied health professional, case manager, public health specialist, practice manager, health educator, student, or family caregiver–this book is for you.
Intended as an easy-to-use guide, this book is written in a way to inform and inspire but not overwhelm you. There are 42 stand-alone chapters. Arranged alphabetically from A to Z, each chapter includes:
- Starting Points. Introductory information providing context for strategies that follow.
- Strategies, Ideas, and Suggestions. How-to ways of communicating clearly.
- Stories from Practice. Real-life experiences that make key points “come alive.”
- Sources to Learn More. Resources to continue learning about each topic.
To buy this book
- Go to Amazon for print copies.
- For digital copies go to Kindle or ibooks. Also available by rental or lifetime access at RedShelf.
- Universities can also work with their wholesale sources to purchase multiple copies of this book.
- For other purchasing inquiries, contact Helen Osborne (author) or Susan Friedmann (publisher). Purchase orders are not accepted.
“Your book is brilliant and comprehensive. It should be required reading for every medical student…and nurse, and patient. Even someone who is fairly savvy about medical terms and comfortable with doctors and nurses will benefit from this work.“
Joel Kowit PhD,
Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Biology,
Emmanuel College, Boston, MA & Founder and Director, Immunology Workshops
Leigh Curtin-Wilding MSc,
Director of Boston University’s Health Communication Graduate Program
Aniruddha Malpani, MD,
Patient/Family Education Coordinator
Author and Speaker
Student at the University of Rochester
Don Rubin PhD,
Center for Health & Risk Communication,
University of Georgia