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The importance of visual communication in healthcare A key purpose of statistics is to represent data in a meaningful way. Data sets involve millions of values. This is way too many to print out in a report, this where graphs can be very useful, and this allows statisticians to provide a visual interpretation of complex numerical information. There are many graphs that are used in statistics such as Bar Graphs, Line Graphs, Pie Charts, Pictographs and Data Index. Visual representation is often used in healthcare communication between the medical personnel and the patient. Visuals, such as pictures, drawings, charts, graphs and diagrams, can be effective tools for communicating health information. Visuals can make the presentation of complex information easier to comprehend, more attractive, and can also reinforce written or spoken health messages. As I read in an article it states that,” Visual communication can benefit all audiences, but can be especially helpful to individuals with lower literacy and numeracy skills. Remember, though, that visuals can’t speak
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