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Health Literacy - AnnotatedBibliographyAB-1Author:Mahmud, A., Olander, E., Eriksen, S., & Haglund, B.A. (2013). Healthcommunication in primary health care- A case study of ICT development forhealth promotion. BMC Medical Informatics & Decision Making.Annotation:In this article, authors argued that the development of Information and Communication Technology(ICT) could lead to improved health communication. In turn, this would improve the health literacy,empowerment, and overall health of general consumers. To support their hypothesis, researchersconducted a qualitative case study that used surveys and focus groups for data collection. Theirresults showed that technology played a critical role in improved health. However, there was lack ofagreement among health professionals on how to best implement this technology. Our plan is to usethis journal to display how technology and health literacy are intertwined with one another. Lastly,the article is been peer reviewed and published in the BMC Medical and Informatics & DecisionMaking.AB-2Author:Nielsen-Bohlman, L., Panzer, A. M., & Kindig, D. A. (Eds.). (2004).HealthLiteracy: A Prescription to End Confusion. The National Academies Press.Annotation:This book “Health Literacy: A Prescription to End Confusion” available and accessed on the NationalAcademics Press has a publication date of 2004 but it provides comprehensive overview of thehealth literacy. It includes many stories in various health care settings where lack of and awarenessof the patient’s comprehension of health literacy caused confusions, misunderstandings, andincorrect treatments. This source credible as it is approved by the Institute of Medicine (IOM). I findthis book valuable and reliable source for my project. It helped me understand more about thehealth literacy and the real life examples used in the book are very helpful.
AB-3Author:Kutner, M., Greenburg, E., Jin, Y., & Paulsen, C. (2006). The Health Literacyof America's Adults: Results from the 2003 National Assessment of AdultLiteracy. NCES 2006-483.National Center for Education StatisticsAnnotation:The National Assessment of Adult Literacy(NAAL) was administered in 2003 and assed the healthliteracy of American adults. It was administered to over 19,000 individuals ages 16 and older. Theassessment looked at an individual's ability to comprehend and use information from texts invarious formats as well as their ability to perform computations using numbers that are often seen

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