I just read an article on what patient education can and cannot do, which baffled me until I realized the premise was the problem. The author assumed teaching tools were patient education.
Apparently, not everyone knows that paper doesn’t teach, people do.
In summary, the article said patient education can:
— address health literacy challenges
— be accessible to everyone at any time
— affect outcomes and patient satisfaction
and patient education can’t:
— help patients who...