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Journal Article
Study

Health literacy and the quality of physician–patient communication during hospitalization.

Kripalani S, Jacobson TA, Mugalla IC, et al. Journal of Hospital Medicine. 2010;5.

In this study conducted at an urban safety net hospital, patients with low health literacy were more likely to perceive poor communication from their physicians, especially regarding the plan of care.