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Author Wright, Kevin B.

Title Health communication in the 21st century / Kevin Bradley Wright, Lisa Sparks, and H. Dan O'Hair
Edition Second edition
Published Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 350 pages) : illustrations
Contents Overview of communication and health -- Provider/patient communication -- Caregiving and communication -- Social support and health -- Culture and diversity issues in healthcare -- Communication and healthcare organizations -- New technologies and health communication -- Mass communication and health -- Risk and crisis communication -- Health campaigns and community health initiatives -- Interdisciplinary healthcare teams -- Political issues and health communication -- Epilogue : looking toward the future of health communication research
Summary This popular and engaging text on health communication is now revised and updated in a second edition that incorporates recent research and boasts new material on topics such as crisis communication, social disparities in health, and systemic reform. @* Fully revised second edition of this popular and authoritative text @* Includes fresh material on topics such as crisis communication, health care reform, global health issues, and political issues in health communication @* New case studies, examples, and updated glossary keep the work relevant and student-friendly @* Provides effective strategies for healthcare organizations and individuals in communicating with patients @* Updated and enhanced online resources, including PowerPoint slides, test bank, and instructors manual, available upon publication at
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Communication in medicine -- Forecasting.
Communication in medicine.
Health Communication.
Communications Media.
Professional-Patient Relations.
Communications Media.
Health Communication.
Professional-Patient Relations.
Form Electronic book
Author O'Hair, Dan.
Sparks, Lisa.
ISBN 1118339797 (electronic bk.)
1299158242 (MyiLibrary)
9781118339794 (electronic bk.)
9781299158245 (MyiLibrary)
Other Titles Health communication in the twenty-first century