Patients with foot, ankle complaints likely have limited musculoskeletal health literacy
from Orthopedics Today
Nearly one-third of patients who presented to an academic medical center with foot and ankle-related complaints lacked the necessary musculoskeletal heath literacy required to make informed decisions regarding their care, according to data presented at the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Annual Meeting. "Limited musculoskeletal literacy is a problem. In the general literature, it has been shown to be the most important factor in a patient's health," Jason Tartaglione, MD, said.
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