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  1. Aids

    A Communication Perspective

    Edited by Timothy Edgar, Mary Anne Fitzpatrick, Vicki S. Freimuth

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Prevention through appropriate behavior is the best weapon available to fight further spread of HIV infection. However, individuals take necessary actions to prevent diseases such as AIDS only when they are properly informed and they feel motivated to respond to the information they possess. In...

    Published December 9th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Negotiating the Crisis

    Drgs and the Transformation of Hospitals

    By Patricia Geist, Monica Hardesty

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    In 1984 Congress revamped Medicare to save a financially distraught health care system, thus transforming the hospital as an organization. Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs) -- the cornerstone of this extensive reorganization -- have triggered repercussions that are still adversely affecting health...

    Published December 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  3. The Routledge Handbook of Health Communication

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Teresa L. Thompson, Roxanne Parrott, Jon F. Nussbaum

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    The Routledge Handbook of Health Communication brings together the current body of scholarly work in health communication. With its expansive scope, it offers an introduction for those new to this area, summarizes work for those already learned in the area, and suggests avenues for future research...

    Published April 27th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Communicating to Manage Health and Illness

    Edited by Dale E Brashers, Daena Goldsmith

    Communicating to Manage Health and Illness is a valuable resource for those in the field of health and interpersonal communication, public health, medicine, and related health disciplines. This scholarly edited volume advances the theoretical bases of health communication in two key areas: 1)...

    Published June 24th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Handbook of Applied Communication Research

    Edited by Lawrence R. Frey, Kenneth N. Cissna

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    The Routledge Handbook of Applied Communication Research provides a state-of-the-art review of communication scholarship that addresses real-world concerns, issues, and problems. This comprehensive examination of applied communication research, including its foundations, research methods employed,...

    Published June 10th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Media Messages and Public Health

    A Decisions Approach to Content Analysis

    Edited by Amy Jordan, Dale Kunkel, Jennifer Manganello, Martin Fishbein

    Media Messages and Public Health addresses the full range of methodological and conceptual issues involved in content analysis research, specifically focused on public health-related messages and behaviors. Uniquely tailored to the challenges faced by content researchers interested in the study of...

    Published November 20th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Communication as Comfort

    Multiple Voices in Palliative Care

    By Sandra L. Ragan, Elaine M. Wittenberg-Lyles, Joy Goldsmith, Sandra Sanchez Reilly

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This exceptional work explores the complexities of communication at one of the most critical stages of the life experience--during advanced, serious illness and at the end of life. Challenging the predominantly biomedical model that informs much communication between seriously ill and/or dying...

    Published March 13th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Communication Perspectives on HIV/AIDS for the 21st Century

    Edited by Timothy Edgar, Seth M. Noar, Vicki S. Freimuth

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Reflecting the current state of research into the communication aspects of HIV/AIDS, this volume explores AIDS-related communication scholarship, moving forward from the 1992 publication AIDS: A Communication Perspective. Editors Timothy Edgar, Seth M. Noar, and Vicki S. Freimuth have developed...

    Published August 20th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Communicating at the End of Life

    Finding Magic in the Mundane

    By Elissa Foster

    Series: LEA's Series on Personal Relationships

    This enlightening volume provides first-hand perspectives and ethnographic research on communication at the end of life, a topic that has gone largely understudied in communication literature. Author Elissa Foster’s own experiences as a volunteer hospice caregiver form the basis of the book....

    Published October 19th 2006 by Routledge

  10. The Internet and Health Care

    Theory, Research, and Practice

    Edited by Monica Murero, Ronald E. Rice

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    The Internet and Health Care: Theory, Research, and Practice presents an in-depth introduction to the field of health care and the Internet, from international and interdisciplinary perspectives. It combines expertise in the areas of the social sciences, medicine, policy, and systems analysis. With...

    Published May 23rd 2006 by Routledge