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Patient Education: Works Cited and Additional Resources


This resource contains strategies and examples for crafting patient education documents. It explains medical data collection and audience awareness concerning readers in hospitals and clinics. Additionally, the source pays special attention to pamphlet organization and patient terminology.

Contributors: Caroline Jennings
Last Edited: 2016-06-07 10:09:06

Works Cited

“American Medical Writers Association.” American Medical Writers Association. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Apr. 2016.

Barton, David, and Uta Papen. The Anthropology of Writing: Understanding Textually Mediated Worlds. London: Continuum, 2010. Print.

So You Want to Write a Patient Information Leaflet? NHS Shetland, 2014. PDF file.

Programme, MMUH Elective Surgery, and Patient Information Leaflets. "Developing Patient Information Leaflets - Guideline." (n.d.): n. pag. Web. 4 Mar. 2016.

“Scottish Government.” Scottish Health Survey 2012. Scottish Government, n.d. Web. 11 Apr. 2016.

Unknown. Appendix 2 A Guide to Producing Patient Information. N.p.: Unknown, n.d. CPI: Career and Patient Information. Web. 5 Mar. 2016.

“Written Information: General Guidance.” NHS Brand Guidelines. NHS, n.d. Web. 10 Mar. 2016.

Additional Resources

Aldridge, Michael D. “Writing and Designing Readable Patient Education Materials.” Nephrology Nursing Journal (2004): 373-77. PubMed.org. Web. 10 Apr. 2016.

“AMA Manual of Style.” AMA Manual of Style. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Apr. 2016.

“American Medical Writers Association.” American Medical Writers Association. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Apr. 2016.

“BioMed Central.” BioMed Central. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Apr. 2016.

Farrell-Miller, Pamela, and Paula Gentry. “How Effective Are Your Patient Education Materials? Guidelines for Developing and Evaluating Written Educational Materials.” National Center for Biotechnology Information. U.S. National Library of Medicine, n.d. Web. 11 Apr. 2016.

“Get Started.” National Center for Biotechnology Information. U.S. National Library of Medicine, n.d. Web. 10 Apr. 2016.

Hoffmann, Tammy, and Linda Worrall. “Designing Effective Written Health Education Materials: Considerations for Health Professionals.” Disability and Rehabilitation 26.19 (2004): 1166-173. Taylor&FrancisOnline. Web. 10 Apr. 2016.

“Medical Dictionaries, Drugs & Medical Searches.” Medical Dictionary, Medical Abbreviations and Other Search Engines. MediLexicon International Ltd, n.d. Web. 10 Apr. 2016.

Rogers, Silvia M. Mastering Scientific and Medical Writing: A Self-help Guide. Berlin: Springer, 2007. Print.

Stuart, Mark C. The Complete Guide to Medical Writing. London: Pharmaceutical, 2007. Print.

Taylor, Robert B., and Robert B. Taylor. Medical Writing: A Guide for Clinicians, Educators, and Researchers. New York: Springer, 2011. Print.

Wilson, Feleta L., and Barbara N. Williams. "Assessing the Readability of Skin Care and Pressure Ulcer Patient Education Materials." Journal of WOCN 30.4 (2003): 224-30. ResearchGate. Web. 10 Apr. 2016.

“Writing Guides and Style Manuals in the Biological and Health Sciences.” Health Sciences Libraries. University of Minnesota, n.d. Web. 10 Apr. 2016.

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