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Qualitative insights into the experience of teaching shared decision making within adult education health literacy programmes for lower-literacy learners – Danielle Muscat et al

Enhancing health literacy can play a major role in improving healthcare and health across the globe. To build higher-order (communicative/critical) health literacy skills among socially disadvantaged Australians, we developed a novel shared decision making (SDM) training programme for adults with lower literacy. The programme was delivered by trained educators within an adult basic education health literacy course.

Enhancing communication skills for telehealth: development and implementation of a Teach-Back intervention for a national maternal and child health helpline in Australia – Suzanne Morony et al

Telehealth professionals require advanced communication skills, in part to compensate for lack of visual cues. Teach-Back is a best practice communication technique that has been recommended but not previously evaluated for consumer telehealth. We aimed to implement Teach-Back at a national maternal and child health [...]

Heuristics and biases in cardiovascular disease prevention: How can we improve communication about risk, benefits and harms? – Carissa Bonner et al

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention guidelines recommend medication based on the probability of a heart attack/stroke in the next 5-10 years. However, heuristics and biases make risk communication challenging for doctors. This study explored how patientsinterpret personalised CVD risk results presented in varying formats and timeframes.