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November 3rd, 2020 by admin

FASM1 – Resources to help with simplification

  • An interesting article about the notion of explaining

(Zemla, J.C., Sloman, S., Bechlivanidis, C. et al. Evaluating everyday explanations. Psychon Bull Rev 24, 1488–1500 (2017). https://doi.org/10.3758/s13423-017-1258-z)

Zemla 2017

 

  • A checklist :

http://centerforhealthguidance.org/health-literacy-principles-checklist.pdf

 

  • Useful documents :

https://www.cancer.gov/publications/health-communication/making-data-talk.pdf (downloadable pdf document)

https://www.cdc.gov/ccindex/pdf/ClearCommUserGuide.pdf (downloadable pdf document)

 

  • Plain language glossaries of medical terms

https://apps.lib.umich.edu/medical-dictionary/ (online tool)

https://www.cdc.gov/healthcommunication/everydaywords/ (online tool)

https://www.cdc.gov/other/pdf/everydaywordsforpublichealthcommunication.pdf
(downloadable pdf document)

 

  • An article about a pilot study using AI to simplify medical language

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7305564/ (HTML online)