Payne, Sheila and Large, Shirley and Jarrett, Nicola and Turner, Pauline (2000) Written information given to patients and families by palliative care units : a national survey. The Lancet, 355 (9217). p. 1792.Full text not available from this repository.
A national survey of written information given to patients and their families by palliative care units found that 64% of leaflets could be understood by only an estimated 40% of the British population. Many of the leaflets did not meet basic guidelines on legibility and readability.
|Journal or Publication Title:||The Lancet|
|Subjects:||R Medicine > R Medicine (General)|
|Departments:||Faculty of Health and Medicine > Health Research|
|Deposited By:||Mr Richard Ingham|
|Deposited On:||29 Mar 2010 09:57|
|Last Modified:||19 Mar 2013 11:08|
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