E-books: Health Communication

  • End of Life Communication: Stories from the Dead Zone book cover

    End of Life Communication

    Stories from the Dead Zone, 1st Edition

    By Christine S. Davis, Jonathan L. Crane

    This book examines the dialectic between fictional death as depicted in the media and real death as it is experienced in a hospital setting. Using a Terror Management theoretical lens, Davis and Crane explore the intersections of life and death, experience and fiction, to understand the…

    eBook – 2019-08-19
    Routledge

  • Women's Health Advocacy: Rhetorical Ingenuity for the 21st Century book cover

    Women's Health Advocacy

    Rhetorical Ingenuity for the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jamie White-Farnham, Bryna Siegel Finer, Cathryn Molloy

    Women’s Health Advocacy brings together academic studies and personal narratives to demonstrate how women use a variety of arguments, forms of writing, and communication strategies to effect change in a health system that is not only often difficult to participate in, but which can be actively…

    eBook – 2019-07-17
    Routledge

  • Rhetorical Work in Emergency Medical Services: Communicating in the Unpredictable Workplace book cover

    Rhetorical Work in Emergency Medical Services

    Communicating in the Unpredictable Workplace, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth L. Angeli

    Rhetorical Work in Emergency Medical Services: Communicating in the Unpredictable Workplace details how communicators harness the power of rhetoric to make decisions and communicate in unpredictable contexts. Grounded in a 16-month study in the emergency medical services (EMS) workplace, this text…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    Routledge
    ATTW Series in Technical and Professional Communication

  • Talking Through Death: Communicating about Death in Interpersonal, Mediated, and Cultural Contexts book cover

    Talking Through Death

    Communicating about Death in Interpersonal, Mediated, and Cultural Contexts, 1st Edition

    By Christine S. Davis, Deborah C. Breede

    Talking Through Death examines communication at the end-of-life from several different communication perspectives: interpersonal (patient, provider, family), mediated, and cultural. By studying interpersonal and family communication, cultural media, funeral related rituals, religious and cultural…

    eBook – 2018-07-18
    Routledge

  • Evaluating Public Communication: Exploring New Models, Standards, and Best Practice book cover

    Evaluating Public Communication

    Exploring New Models, Standards, and Best Practice, 1st Edition

    By Jim Macnamara

    Evaluating Public Communication addresses the widely reported lack of rigorous outcome and impact-oriented evaluation in advertising; public relations; corporate, government, political and organizational communication and specialist fields, such as health communication. This transdisciplinary…

    eBook – 2017-09-05
    Routledge

  • Scientific and Medical Communication: A Guide for Effective Practice book cover

    Scientific and Medical Communication

    A Guide for Effective Practice, 1st Edition

    By Scott A. Mogull

    Scientific and Medical Communication: A Guide for Effective Practice prepares readers to effectively communicate in professional scientific communities. The material in this book is firmly grounded in more than 500 published research findings and editorials by scientific writers, authors, and…

    eBook – 2017-09-01
    Routledge
    ATTW Series in Technical and Professional Communication

  • Methodologies for the Rhetoric of Health & Medicine book cover

    Methodologies for the Rhetoric of Health & Medicine

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa Meloncon, J. Blake Scott

    This volume charts new methodological territories for rhetorical studies and the emerging field of the rhetoric of health and medicine. In offering an expanded, behind-the-scenes view of rhetorical methodologies, it advances the larger goal of differentiating the rhetoric of health and medicine as…

    eBook – 2017-07-06
    Routledge

  • Health and Safety Communication: A Practical Guide Forward book cover

    Health and Safety Communication

    A Practical Guide Forward, 1st Edition

    By David S. Anderson, Richard E. Miller

    Health and Safety Communication: A Practical Guide Forward is an easy introduction to the principles and practice of health and safety communications, providing all you need to know to design and implement communications efforts on a wide range of health and safety topics and issues. Whether…

    eBook – 2016-12-08
    Routledge

  • Neoliberal Health Organizing: Communication, Meaning, and Politics book cover

    Neoliberal Health Organizing

    Communication, Meaning, and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Mohan J Dutta

    Mohan J Dutta closely interrogates the communicative forms and practices that have been central to the establishment of neoliberal governance. In particular, he examines cultural discourses of health in relationship to the market and the health implications of these cultural discourses. Using…

    eBook – 2016-07-01
    Routledge
    Critical Cultural Studies in Global Health Communication

  • Bilingual Health Communication: Working with Interpreters in Cross-Cultural Care book cover

    Bilingual Health Communication

    Working with Interpreters in Cross-Cultural Care, 1st Edition

    By Elaine Hsieh

    This book examines interpreter-mediated medical encounters and focuses primarily on the phenomenon of bilingual health care. It highlights the interactive and coordinated nature of interpreter-mediated interactions. Elaine Hsieh has put together over 15 hours of interpreter-mediated medical…

    eBook – 2016-02-05
    Routledge

  • Organizations, Communication, and Health book cover

    Organizations, Communication, and Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tyler R. Harrison, Elizabeth A. Williams

    Organizations, Communication, and Health focuses on theories and constructs of organizational communication and their relationship to health. The goal of the volume is to offer a current picture of organizational and organizing processes and practices related to health. Research in the area of…

    eBook – 2015-10-23
    Routledge

  • Plain Language and Ethical Action: A Dialogic Approach to Technical Content in the 21st Century book cover

    Plain Language and Ethical Action

    A Dialogic Approach to Technical Content in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Russell Willerton

    Plain Language and Ethical Action examines and evaluates principles and practices of plain language that technical content producers can apply to meet their audiences’ needs in an ethical way. Applying the BUROC framework (Bureaucratic, Unfamiliar, Rights-Oriented, and Critical) to identify…

    eBook – 2015-05-22
    Routledge
    ATTW Series in Technical and Professional Communication

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