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Health Literacy and Patient Education Guide: Patient Resources

This guide includes information on health literacy, patient education, and health literacy resources for health professionals.

Resources for Providers and Patients

Patient Access Resources

Plain Language Medical Dictionary

The Plain Language Medical Dictionary widget is a project of the University of Michigan Taubman Health Sciences Library as part of the Michigan Health Literacy Awareness project.

To use, begin typing a medical term into the search box. Suggested results will appear as you type. If you would like to browse alphabetically, click the "browse by letter" drop-down menu.