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Literacy education as adjuvant treatment for hypertension in low-income illiterate patients: how Freirian philosophy can extend our thinking about health literacy

  • At: 2016 FIP Congress in Buenos Aires (Argentina)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: OLIVEIRA-FILHO, Alfredo (Federal University of Alagoas, School of Nursing and Pharmacy, Maceió, Brazil)
  • Co-author(s): Alfredo D Oliveira-Filho:|Sabrina Neves:School of Nursing and Pharmacy,Federal University of Alagoas,Maceió,Brazil|Divaldo Lyra-Junior:LEPFS,Federal University of Sergipe,Aracaju,Brazil
  • Abstract:

    Health literacy is not just the ability to read health text; rather, it is a set of skills that involves recognizing, processing, integrating, and acting on information from a variety of platforms.

    Study design: qualitative case series analysis. Data collection: the method used was the design of a grounded theory interview study.  Intervention: a


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Last update 4 October 2019

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