Improving self care of HIV-positive persons through the provision of consumer internet health education
- In: G18 - Current issues on drug and healthcare information on Wednesday, 3 September 2008, 9:00-12:00
- At: Basel (Switzerland) (2008)
- Type: Presentation
- By: ROBINSON, Christie (University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, United States of America)
- Co-author(s): Graham, Joy (University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, United States of America)
Background: Almost half of Americans have limited to basic health literacy skills, suggesting Internet health information is probably inaccessible for a large number of Americans. Increasing health literacy has been shown to help patients use the Internet to solve problems, regardless of age, income, or education. Previous studies support the.. The access to the whole abstract and if available the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.