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Case Studies in Health Communication [NOOK Book]


First Published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Case Studies in Health Communication

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First Published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136690761
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/5/2013
  • Series: Routledge Communication Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 328
  • File size: 558 KB

Table of Contents

Pt. I Issues in Medical Training
1 Learning to Care for Others and Self: The Experience of Medical Education 3
2 Whose Agenda is it Anyway?: Training Medical Residents in Patient-Centered Interviewing Techniques 15
3 Communication and Case-Based Ethics: Issues in Medical Training and Practice 31
Pt. II Issues in Caregiver-Recipient Roles
4 Pediatrician-Parent Conversation: A Case of Mutual Influence 49
5 Advocates for the Elderly Patient: Negotiation of Patient and Physician Roles 61
6 Finding the Right Place: Life in a Nursing Home 73
Pt. III Issues in Medical Care
7 From Labor to the NICU: The Journey of a Premature Baby and Her Parents 87
8 Denying Patient Autonomy: Seeking Second Opinions in a Health Crisis 101
9 Diagnosis HIV/AIDS: Caregiver Communication in the Crisis of Terminal Illness 113
Pt. IV Issues in Social Support
10 Communication as Threat and Therapy: Stigma, Social Support, and Coping with HIV Infection 131
11 "Isn't It Great That People Like You Get Out?": The Process of Adjusting to Disability 149
12 "Friends Don't Let Friends Beer Goggle": The Use and Abuse of Alcohol Among College Students 161
13 Caring for the Caregivers: Intraorganizational Stress and Support issues in a Health-Care Organization 175
Pt. V Issues in Cultural Dynamics
14 Coping with Loss: Norms of Dependence and Independence in Appalachian Culture 191
15 The Management of Mrs. Suzuki's Miscarriage: Communication and Social Relationships in Japan 209
16 Is it Better Across the Border: Comparing Health Care in Mexico and the United States 223
Pt. VI Issues in Health-Care Delivery
17 Communication as Hospital Dirty Work: The Neglected Task of Informing Patients About DRGs 237
18 Challenges to Feminist Rights in Health-Care Systems: A Case of Social Justice in Work and Caregiving 249
19 Getting Back to Patient Care: Communication and Change at a Major Medical Center 263
Pt. VII Issues in Information Dissemination
20 Talking with the Public About Cancer: The Cancer Information Service 277
21 Disseminating State-Of-The-Art Cancer Treatment Information: The Formative Evaluation of the Physician Data Query System 291
Author Index 303
Subject Index 307
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