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Registered Nurses' Knowledge of and Experience with Health Literacy.

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Summary of "Registered Nurses' Knowledge of and Experience with Health Literacy."

Limited skill in health literacy is a global issue. Variation in health literacy skills within societies is a source of health inequality unless health care providers apply health literacy practices to effectively communicate with all clients.

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Name: Health literacy research and practice
ISSN: 2474-8307
Pages: e268-e279

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