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Research Guides@Tufts

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A brief introduction to resources

Patient Information

Communicating information at the patient’s level can help with health promotion and informed consent.

The Rural Health Information Hub describes the important role of health education in overall health promotion and describes aspects of presentation of health education materials that make them more attractive to patients. The Cochrane review “Interventions to promote informed consent for patients undergoing surgical and other invasive healthcare procedures” discusses patient information’s role in informed consent.

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