Low health literacy: Implications for managing cardiac patients in practice

Kathleen T. Hickey, Ruth M. Masterson Creber, Meghan Reading, Robert R. Sciacca, Teresa C. Riga, Ashton P. Frulla, Jesus Casida

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Abstract

There are limited data on racial and ethnic disparities related to quality of life (QoL) and health literacy in adults with multiple cardiac conditions. This article evaluates the relationship between health literacy and QoL among patients with cardiac conditions in a multiethnic community in New York City.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)49-55
Number of pages7
JournalNurse Practitioner
Volume43
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2018
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • cardiac conditions
  • cardiac outpatient clinic
  • health literacy
  • health status disparities
  • minority health
  • quality of life

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  • Nursing(all)

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Hickey, K. T., Masterson Creber, R. M., Reading, M., Sciacca, R. R., Riga, T. C., Frulla, A. P., & Casida, J. (2018). Low health literacy: Implications for managing cardiac patients in practice. Nurse Practitioner, 43(8), 49-55. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.NPR.0000541468.54290.49

Low health literacy : Implications for managing cardiac patients in practice. / Hickey, Kathleen T.; Masterson Creber, Ruth M.; Reading, Meghan; Sciacca, Robert R.; Riga, Teresa C.; Frulla, Ashton P.; Casida, Jesus.

In: Nurse Practitioner, Vol. 43, No. 8, 01.08.2018, p. 49-55.

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Hickey, KT, Masterson Creber, RM, Reading, M, Sciacca, RR, Riga, TC, Frulla, AP & Casida, J 2018, 'Low health literacy: Implications for managing cardiac patients in practice', Nurse Practitioner, vol. 43, no. 8, pp. 49-55. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.NPR.0000541468.54290.49
Hickey KT, Masterson Creber RM, Reading M, Sciacca RR, Riga TC, Frulla AP et al. Low health literacy: Implications for managing cardiac patients in practice. Nurse Practitioner. 2018 Aug 1;43(8):49-55. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.NPR.0000541468.54290.49
Hickey, Kathleen T. ; Masterson Creber, Ruth M. ; Reading, Meghan ; Sciacca, Robert R. ; Riga, Teresa C. ; Frulla, Ashton P. ; Casida, Jesus. / Low health literacy : Implications for managing cardiac patients in practice. In: Nurse Practitioner. 2018 ; Vol. 43, No. 8. pp. 49-55.
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