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1.5 Other • Be prepared to go through several drafts. • Remember your readers’ cultural, ethnic, economic and educational backgrounds. • Contact the Capital Health Ethics Support (CHES) Ethics Education if a pamphlet contains ethics content. See the CH Intranet site under Capital Health Ethics Support for more information. • Create your own (text) content. Materials developed outside Capital Health are to be used only as a resource. • Develop and maintain a bibliography of sources used in the development of the pamphlet. Do not include these in the pamphlet.

2.0 Graphic Designer 2.1 Visual Appearance • DO NOT USE ALL UPPER CASE LETTERS • Do not use different type faces on the same page. • Use a print font that is 14 point in the body text. In special circumstances 18 point may be best. • Use Adobe Granjon or Adobe TradeGothic font. • Use a justified left margin and a ragged right margin. • Use generous amounts of white space (areas without print). • Use wide margins and borders. • Use bullets instead of long paragraphs. • Skip at least one line between paragraphs and sections. • Use one of the standard, pre-printed covers. • Emphasize important information remembering that too much emphasis can be distracting.

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DevelopingPatientMaterials  

1 Keeping Patient/Family Pamphlet Print Materials Updated in Clinical Areas ......... 36 Evaluation of Collaboration with Patient Education...

DevelopingPatientMaterials  

1 Keeping Patient/Family Pamphlet Print Materials Updated in Clinical Areas ......... 36 Evaluation of Collaboration with Patient Education...

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