The Routledge Handbook Of  Language And Health Communication by Heidi HamiltonThe Routledge Handbook Of  Language And Health Communication by Heidi Hamilton

The Routledge Handbook Of Language And Health Communication

EditorHeidi Hamilton, Wen-ying Sylvia Chou

Hardcover | February 21, 2014

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The Routledge Handbook of Language and Health Communicationconsists of forty chapters that provide a broad, comprehensive, and systematic overview of the role that linguistics plays within health communication research and its applications.

TheHandbookis divided into three sections:

  • Individuals¿ everyday health communication
  • Health professionals¿ communicative practices
  • Patient-provider communication in interaction

Special attention is given to cross-cutting themes, including the role of technology in health communication, narrative, and observations of authentic, naturally-occurring contexts. The chapters are written by international authorities representing a wide range of perspectives and approaches.

Building on established work with cutting-edge studies on the changing health communication landscape, this volume will be an essential reference for all those involved in health communication and applied linguistics research and practice.

Title:The Routledge Handbook Of Language And Health CommunicationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:700 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:February 21, 2014Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415670438

ISBN - 13:9780415670432

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Table of Contents

Introduction :Health communication as applied linguisticsHeidi E. Hamilton and Wen-ying Sylvia ChouSECTION I: Individuals¿ everyday health communication.Perceptions and understandings about health1.Health communication "noise": insights from medical anthropologyNancy J. Burke and Judith C. Barker2. Speaking your health: self-appraised health, discourse and cultureMark R. Luborsky3. Perceived risk and health risk communicationErika A. Waters, Amy McQueen and Linda D. Cameron4. If numbers could speak: numeracy and the digital revolutionChristina Zarcadoolas and Wendy VaughonLinguistic constructions of health5. Corpus linguistics and evidence-based health communicationPaul Crawford, Brian Brown and Kevin Harvey6. A linguistic analysis of diabetes patients¿ talk: reported adherence to healthy behaviorsUlla Connor and Kathryn Lauten7. Health risks and mediated discourse: A case study of "AIDS in action"Rodney H. Jones8. Contesting chemotherapy, amputation and prosthesis: insights from patient and caregiver accountsVaidehi Ramanathan9. Alzheimer¿s diagnosis on trial: ethical consequences at the intersection of health and lawPeter Lichtenberg and Mark LuborskyHealth interactions10. Applied linguistics as a resource for understanding and advancing health literacyDonald Rubin11. Health disparities research and practice: the role of language and health communicationSherrie Flynt Wallington12. Web 2.0 and the changing health communication environmentAbby Prestin and Wen-ying Sylvia Chou13. Interaction in online support groups: advice and beyondWyke Stommel and Joyce LamerichsConsuming health messages14. Quality and usefulness of written communication for patientsRosemary Clerehan15.Persuasion vs. information in direct-to-consumer advertising of prescription drugsPeter Schulz and Uwe HartungSECTION II Health professionals¿ communicative practices.Professionalization16. Why read and write in the clinic? The contributions of narrative medicine to health careRita Charon17.Presencingin the context of enhancing patient well-being in nursing careSally Candlin and Christopher N. Candlin18. Transforming medical school culture: A case of changing conversationsRichard M. Frankel and Elaina Chen19. Communication skills training for resident physicians: a physician-educator perspectiveBenjamin Blatt and Larrie Greenberg20. Teaching medical students to become discourse analysts: from conversational transcripts to clinical applicationsMei-hui Tsai, Feng-hwa Lu and Richard M. Frankel21. Exploring communicative interactions between visitors and assisted-living residents with dementiaBoyd Davis, Margaret Maclagan and Dena ShenkInter-professional interactions22. Health care team communicationMelinda M. Villagran and Paula K. Baldwin23. The interpenetration of communicative contexts: examples from medical encountersAaron V. Cicourel24. Mental healthcare professionals¿ role performance: challenges in the institutional order of a psychiatric hospitalBranca Telles Ribeiro, Diana de Souza Pinto and Claudio Gruber Mann25. Clinical incident reporting, incident investigation and incident disclosureRick IedemaSECTION III Patient-provider communication in interaction.Physician-patient visits26. Before the "official diagnosis": a focus on prediagnostic statementsThomas Spranz-Fogasy27. After the diagnosis: news disclosures in long-term cancer careKaren S. Schaepe and Douglas W. Maynard 28. Managing hopeful moments in illness and health: initiating and responding to delicate concernsWayne Beach29. Medication and morality: analysis of medical visits to address chronic painFelicia Roberts and Jennifer Kramer30. The role of the electronic patient record in the clinical consultationDeborah Swinglehurst and Celia RobertsManaging linguistic and cultural diversity31. Provider-patient communication about complementary and alternative medicineEvelyn Ho and Chris Koenig32. Negotiation in health, illness, and treatment in Korean oriental medical discourseKi-tae Kim33. Nurse midwives¿ communicative expertise in obstetric ultrasound encountersSrikant Sarangi and Heidi Gilstad34. Genetic counseling in multicultural and multilingual contextsOlga Zayts and Alison Pilnick35. Interpreting in the healthcare setting: access in cross-linguistic communicationClaudia AngelelliEthics in action36. The contribution of provider-patient communication to health disparitiesCarma L. Bylund and Emily B. Peterson37. Analyzing ethics-in-interaction in medical decision-makingEllen Barton and Andrew Winckles38. Physician-patient communication about cancer clinical trialsRichard F. Brown 39. Medical interaction analysis systems: coding challenges when applied to communication in palliative careLee Ellington, McKenzie Carlisle and Maija Reblin40. Donation solicitation in interaction: telephone requests for human tissue donationsT. Elizabeth Weathersbee

Editorial Reviews

'I commend this book unreservedly as it draws our attention to the crucial role of language in the delivery of safe and effective healthcare and places communication as critical to patient-centred care. It represents a state of the art collection of articles on language and communication from a range of different disciplines and theoretical perspectives. It is of immense value for any student and scholar interested in healthcare, healthcare communication or applied linguistics.' Diana Slade, Director of the International Research Centre for Communication in Healthcare (IRCCH)Hong Kong Polytechnic University and University of Technology, Sydney, Australia