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Current Literacy
The 6 articles in the September 30, 2009 OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, topic, Promoting Health Literacy: Strategies for Healthcare Providers are devoted to health literacy, a concern that nurses, and all healthcare providers, can do so much about. These articles, described below, emphasize individual, person-centered health literacy efforts and recognize the broader issues of health literacy within our society; they will be of value across healthcare roles and settings seeking to address this common, yet elusive, and often hidden, problem of low health literacy.

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