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  1. Health and Medical Public Relations

    By Myc Riggulsford

    Health and Medical Public Relations takes a fresh look at media relations and news values. It examines how information about medical research from the academic, pharmaceutical and charitable sectors is disseminated to target audiences through a variety of PR techniques. Scrutinising a wide range of...

    Published May 16th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Health and Risk Communication

    An Applied Linguistic Perspective

    By Rodney Jones

    Health and Risk Communication provides a critical and comprehensive overview of the core issues surrounding health and risk communication from the perspective of applied linguistics. It outlines the ways applied linguistics differs from other methods of understanding health and risk communication,...

    Published May 16th 2013 by Routledge

  3. HIV/AIDS, Health and the Media in China

    Imagined Immunity Through Racialized Disease

    By Johanna Hood

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    Approximately 90% of urban HIV/AIDS education in China occurs indirectly through non-specialist media reports. Many of these reports use images of extreme suffering and poverty to communicate an understanding of who gets HIV, why and how. This book explores an important aspect of how HIV/AIDS is...

    Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Exploring Health Communication

    Language in Action

    By Kevin Harvey, Nelya Koteyko

    Series: Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics

    Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics is a series of introductory level textbooks covering the core topics in Applied Linguistics, primarily designed for those beginning postgraduate studies, or taking an introductory MA course as well as advanced undergraduates. Titles in the series are...

    Published August 21st 2012 by Routledge

  5. eHealth Applications

    Promising Strategies for Behavior Change

    Edited by Seth M. Noar, Nancy Grant Harrington

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    eHealth Applications: Promising Strategies for Behavior Change provides an overview of technological applications in contemporary health communication research, exploring the history and current uses of eHealth applications in disease prevention and management. This volume focuses on the use of...

    Published March 8th 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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