Health Literacy and Palliative Care
Publisher: National Academies Press 2016
Number of pages: 137
Explores the relationship between palliative care and health literacy, and the importance of health literate communication in providing high-quality delivery of palliative care. The book highlights the practical strategies and the needs and opportunities for improving health literacy.
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- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Fifty years have passed since publication of the Surgeon General's Advisory Committee report on smoking and health. This report highlights the progress our nation has made reducing tobacco use and the continuing burden of disease caused by smoking.
- World Health Organization
WHO is launching a global report on chronic diseases, which presents the latest scientific information and makes the case for increased and urgent action for chronic disease prevention and control. The report reviews the burden of chronic diseases.
by Steven H. Woolf, Laudan Aron (eds.) - National Academies Press
The United States spends much more money on health care than any other country. Yet Americans die sooner than residents in many other countries. This report identifies misconceptions about the causes of the nation's relatively poor performance.
by Kenneth W. Wachter (ed.) - National Academies Press
This volume takes stock of what biology and demography have to tell and ask each other about human longevity as we move into the Third Millennium. It will be particularly valuable for promoting communication between the social and life sciences.