An evolving media landscape introduces both challenges and opportunities for using communication to manage extreme events and hazardous contexts. This book addresses issues of risk and health communication with a collection of chapters that reflect state-of-the-art discussion by top scholars in the field.
Promotes an interdisciplinary approach to the study of health communication. The author philosophy that communication is a clinical skill integral to effective health care delivery, this comprehensive text addresses the theories and abilities needed by all health care providers.
The School of Public Health (University of Maryland) teaching guide designed for multiple health professions, incorporating both cultural and health literacy competency to improve health equity by improving health literacy and communication satisfaction.
This publication summarizes the presentations of the workshop to improve communication across the cancer care continuum since health literacy estimates suggest that more than one-third of the U.S. adult population has low health literacy, and nearly half of all patients with cancer have difficulty understanding information about their disease or treatment.
This book provides an overview of current issues in this health communication through a multi-faceted approach, situating the work of potential healthcare professionals and intercultural intermediaries in the broader context of public service providers and practitioners.