Written information given to patients and families by palliative care units : a national survey.

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. ISSN 1474-547X

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Abstract

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.

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Journal Article
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The Lancet
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32550
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Deposited On:
29 Mar 2010 08:57
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Yes
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Published
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