Persuasive Essay On Health Literacy

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April, health literacy seem to be an ongoing issue and we all have to do our part to improve this. Many patients are just too embarrassed to speak up about not understanding the requirements for taking the prescribed medication. To the patient, the medication is a pill that must be taken, but is not clear that the time, amount, skipping days, all play an important role in the effectiveness of the medication. Patients simply don’t comprehend that you cannot replace one pill for two prescribed pills in order to stretch the course of the medication. This is why it’s necessary to educate the patient. It’s important for healthcare providers to spend that extra time educating their patients and not rush the process. If the provider has not
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