Development and Validation of a Nutritional Education Pamphlet for Low Literacy Pediatric Oncology Caregivers in Central America
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A culturally appropriate nutrition education pamphlet was developed and validated for low-literacy caregivers in Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala. The pamphlet was developed after a preliminary survey of pediatric oncology nurses in the 3 countries to assess the need for education materials, caregiver literacy levels, and local eating habits. Experts in nutrition and low-literacy patient education and pediatric oncology nurses validated the pamphlet’s content and design. The pamphlet was validated positively and has been circulated to pediatric oncology caregivers in Central America.
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- Development and Validation of a Nutritional Education Pamphlet for Low Literacy Pediatric Oncology Caregivers in Central America
Journal of Cancer Education
Volume 25, Issue 4 , pp 512-517
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- 1. International Outreach Program, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN, 38105-2794, USA
- 2. School of Nursing, Clemson University, 518 Edwards Hall, Clemson, SC, 29634, USA