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  1. 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 7th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 20th 2012 by Routledge

  3. 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 7th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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 8th 2011 by Routledge

  5. 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 1st 2011 by Routledge

  6. 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 26th 2011 by Routledge

  7. 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 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  8. 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 9th 2009 by Routledge

  9. 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 19th 2008 by Routledge

  10. 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 12th 2008 by Routledge