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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 www.wiley.com/go/wright
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.)
1118339835
1299158242 (MyiLibrary)
9781118339794 (electronic bk.)
9781118339831
9781299158245 (MyiLibrary)
Other Titles Health communication in the twenty-first century