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Communicating about Health

Communicating about Health Book
Author : Athena DuPré
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release : 2016-07-13
ISBN : 9780190275686
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Now in its fifth edition, Communicating About Health: Current Issues and Perspectives continues to live up to its long-standing reputation as the most dynamic and current exploration of health communication on the market. The book offers rich, current research and in-depth analysis of the cultural, social, and organizational issues that influence health communication and health advocacy. Communicating About Health is an indispensable resource for readers seeking to improve their communication abilities in fields related to health. This text explores health communication through the eyes of patients, care providers, health care leaders, campaign designers, and more. Readers will learn how culture, media, personal identity, technology, social networks, and other factors contribute to health and healing.

Communicating About Health Current Issues and Perspectives

Communicating About Health  Current Issues and Perspectives Book
Author : Athena DuPré
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
Release : 2005
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This text provides a research-based thorough overview of health communication, balancing theory with practical advice and examples that encourage students to further develop their own communication skills. In a broad survey of the field, approached from the perspectives of both caregiver and patient, it offers solid coverage of the history of health care, an examination of culture’s role in health and healing, and a look at current issues and challenges facing health care. The new edition includes expanded coverage of diversity among patients and of the impact of technology on health care communication today.

Communicating about Health

Communicating about Health Book
Author : Athena DuPré
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release : 2013-08-02
ISBN : 9780199990276
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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An ideal combination of communication theory and practical advice, Communicating About Health: Current Issues and Perspectives, Fourth Edition, is an indispensable resource for readers looking to improve their communication abilities in the health care field. Written by Athena du Pré--an experienced researcher and noted scholar--the text offers an excellent balance of theory and practice; research and pedagogy; coverage of patient/caregiver issues; and material on the current, historical, and philosophical backgrounds of communication in health care. In addition to enhancing features found in the previous edition, this new edition includes a greater emphasis on theory, narrative, and technology in order to reflect changes in the health industry. What's New to the Fourth Edition? * A new chapter--eHealth, mHealth, and Telemedicine--describes the global impact of smartphone and tablet technology, tailored health messages, and the Internet on the health industry * A new chapter, Health Care Administration, Human Resources, Marketing, and PR, provides in-depth coverage of the contributions and communication strategies involved in leadership, morale, service excellence, community engagement, and more * An expanded discussion of communication not only involves physicians and nurses but also pharmacists, allied health personnel, dentists, therapists, and others * New features--"Can You Guess?," "What Do You Think?," "Check It Out!," and "In Your Experience"--offer a higher level of engagement with students and stimulate critical thinking and discussion Support Package (contact your Oxford sales representative or call 800-280-0280 to request these resources) * An interactive website, known as a Prezi, is available for each chapter at www.oup.com/us/dupre and includes videos, activities, discussion questions, key points, and more. Suitable for use in class or online. * An Instructor's Manual and Test Bank, available both in print and online at www.oup.com/us/dupre, features sample syllabi, test questions, self-assessment activities, background reading, and more.

Communicating about Health

Communicating about Health Book
Author : Athena DuPré,Barbara Cook Overton
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release : 2020-06
ISBN : 9780190924362
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"Our goal in this edition of Communicating About Health: Current Issues and Perspectives is to provide a manageable way of understanding the complex array of factors (both new and longstanding) that affect health. Along the way, we share the latest research and give voice to the stories of many different people. We believe you will find this to be an insightful, rich, and thorough overview of health communication. Our wish is that readers come away with a sophisticated knowledge of current issues, a real-life appreciation of the human side of health care and advocacy, and practical strategies for communicating more effectively and ethically about health"--

Communicating Health

Communicating Health Book
Author : Nova Corcoran
Publisher : SAGE
Release : 2013-02-01
ISBN : 1446275493
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Communication skills are essential to effective health promotion and public health practice. This textbook bridges the gap between health communication theory and health promotion and public health practice. It provides students and practitioners with the knowledge and skills they need to design, plan, implement and evaluate programmes and campaigns. Now in its second edition, topics covered in the book include: - Mass media - Diverse audiences - Evaluation - Media analysis - Campaign monitoring Case studies and interactive activities in each chapter encourage critical thinking and creative campaign design practice. It will be a valuable resource for students, lecturers and practitioners working across health promotion, public health, communication, media, healthcare and nursing fields. Nova Corcoran works as a Senior Lecturer in public health and health promotion at the University of Glamorgan.

Communicating Health

Communicating Health Book
Author : Patricia Geist-Martin,Eileen Berlin Ray,Barbara F. Sharf
Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
Release : 2002-09
ISBN : 9780534531027
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Authored by a uniquely qualified team of educators and practitioners, this text utilizes a class-tested case study approach to illustrate the many ways and contexts in which health communication functions. Main topics in COMMUNICATING HEALTH are embedded in compelling stories or cases. Theoretical, conceptual and research findings have been seamlessly integrated throughout the text.

Communicating Mental Health

Communicating Mental Health Book
Author : Lance R. Lippert,Robert D. Hall,Aimee E. Miller-Ott,Daniel Cochece Davis
Publisher : Lexington Books
Release : 2019-12-15
ISBN : 1498578020
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Communicating Mental Health: History, Contexts, and Perspectives explores mental health through the lens of the communication discipline. In the first section, contributors describe the major contributions of the communication discipline as it pertains to a broader perspective and stigma of mental health. In the second section, contributors investigate mental health through various narrative perspectives. In the third and fourth sections, contributors consider many applied contexts such as media, education, and family. At the conclusion, contributors discuss the ways in which future inquiries regarding mental health in the communication discipline can be investigated. Scholars of health communication, mental health, psychology, history, and sociology will find this volume particularly useful.

Communicating Health

Communicating Health Book
Author : Nova Corcoran
Publisher : SAGE
Release : 2007-05-14
ISBN : 9781412924030
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Effective health communication is a critical aspect of healthcare at both the individual and wider public level. Health practitioners are frequently involved in the design, planning, implementation and evaluation of programs, campaigns, or policies in their work. This engaging new textbook explores current research and practice in the field and examines the knowledge and skills needed by health practitioners to promote and improve the health of the population.

Risk Communication

Risk Communication Book
Author : Regina E. Lundgren,Andrea H. McMakin
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2018-07-10
ISBN : 1119456150
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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THE ESSENTIAL HANDBOOK FOR EFFECTIVELY COMMUNICATING ENVIRONMENTAL, SAFETY, AND HEALTH RISKS, FULLY REVISED AND UPDATED Now in its sixth edition, Risk Communication has proven to be a valuable resource for people who are tasked with the responsibility of understanding how to apply the most current approaches to care, consensus, and crisis communication. The sixth edition updates the text with fresh and illustrative examples, lessons learned, and recent research as well as provides advice and guidelines for communicating risk information in the United States and other countries. The authors help readers understand the basic theories and practices of risk communication and explain how to plan an effective strategy and put it into action. The book also contains information on evaluating risk communication efforts and explores how to communicate risk during and after an emergency. Risk Communication brings together in one resource proven scientific research with practical, hands-on guidance from practitioners with over 30 years of experience in the field. This important guide: Provides new examples of communication plans in government and industry, use of social media, dealing with "fake news," and new digital tools for stakeholder involvement and crisis communications Contains a new chapter on partnerships which covers topics such as assigning roles and expectations, ending partnerships, and more Presents real-world case studies with key lessons all risk communicators can apply. Written for engineers, scientists, professors and students, land use planners, public health practitioners, communication specialists, consultants, and regulators, the revised sixth edition of Risk Communication is the must-have guide for those who communicate risks.

Communicating about Health

Communicating about Health Book
Author : Africa Child Survival Initiative - Combatting Childhood Communicable Diseases
Publisher :
Release : 1993
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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