Patient education

Patient education is a planned interactive learning process designed to support and enable expert patients[1] to manage their life with a disease and/or optimise their health and well-being.[2][3]

A Radiographer explains an x-ray to a coal miner participating in screening. Patient education can include explaining the results of diagnostic tests.

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