Health Information Literacy

The Medical Library Association defines health information literacy as “the set of abilities needed to: recognize a health information need; identify likely information sources and use them to retrieve relevant information; assess the quality of the information and its applicability to a specific situation; and analyze, understand, and use information to make good health decisions.”

In a typical real-world setting, how well do we understand what medical professionals tell us or write for us?

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