Patient Education

Patient education in the medical field is very important. This article discusses pre-dialysis education and tests literacy levels of those going through pre-dialysis education. Brochures with pertinent information are given to the patients going through the education but it is important to know that the patients can understand and comprehend the contents of the brochures. The finding showed modifications needed to be made in order to ensure the brochures where comprehensible to all. I found this article very beneficial in opening the eyes of those educating patients to make sure that the written materials we give to our patients is something that is at the appropriate literacy level for the patient being educated.

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