HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice


Online ISSN: 2474-8307

HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice is a forum for the dissemination of high-quality behavioral and clinical research that will bridge research with best practices. Our aim is to attract a full range of investigators and practitioners engaged in health literacy research and practice, including those involved in a broad array of public health, health services, epidemiology, translational, educational, and interventional research and implementation activities.

HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice is an interdisciplinary and international open-access publication dedicated to promoting excellence in research and practice to advance the field of health literacy, promote health equity, and reduce health disparities.

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  • October 2017
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Table of Contents
Original Research

Use of Recommended Communication Techniques by Diabetes Educators

Carol J. Howe, PhD, RN, CDE; Danielle Walker, PhD, RN, CNE; Jordan Watts, PhD

Original Research

Health Literacy Is an Independent Predictor of Cancer Patients' Hospitalizations

Laura A. Cartwright, PhD; Levent Dumenci, PhD; J. Brian Cassel, PhD; Maria D. Thomson, PhD; Robin K. Matsuyama, PhD

Original Research-Qualitative

Communication Between Health Workers and Ethnic Minorities in Vietnam

Shannon McKinn, MIPH; Duong Thuy Linh, BN; Kirsty Foster, MBChB, DRCOG, FRCGP, PhD; Kirsten McCaffery, PhD

Original Research-Qualitative

Experiences of Teach-Back in a Telephone Health Service

Suzanne Morony, PhD, MPsych(Org); Kristie Weir, MPH; Gregory Duncan, BPharm, MPH; Janice Biggs, DrPH; Don Nutbeam, PhD; Kirsten McCaffery, PhD

Original Research

Visualizing Patterns and Trends of 25 Years of Published Health Literacy Research

Philip M. Massey, PhD, MPH; Meen Chul Kim, MLIS; Prudence W. Dalrymple, PhD, MS, FMLA; Michelle L. Rogers, PhD, MS, MA; Kisha H. Hawthorne, MHA, MBA, SVP; Jennifer A. Manganello, PhD, MPH