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
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.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.