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Improving risk literacy in patients with visual aids for better informed decisions
 

Improving risk literacy in patients with visual aids for better informed decisions

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Researchers have developed a "benefit-risk characterisation theatre" and found that patients understand information better when it is presented visually compared to numerical statistical data.
 
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28 Nov 2016 - General
 
In my views, it is the best and latest choice by the doctors in order to better educate patients and their family members about the diagnosis, treatment response patterns and different ways of treatment. Visual displays can efficiently overcome the c...
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Visual aids definitely stands alone in the effective utilization for better communication than any other communication mode. Poor numerical ability some times leading to a poor patient compliance which is reported in this article to which I am agree...
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Lianne Marie Victoria Laruan Unfortunately, we do not have any credible literature on our country's data on medical literacy. However, I would have to assume that this is lower than that...
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I think visual aids are a good idea, as many patients may not really be able to grasp the ideas presented by their physician or health care provider. Many people are more visually inclined, as compared to when numbers or words are presented. Plus, th...
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