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Communicating health

Patricia Geist-Martin

Communicating health

personal, cultural and political complexities

by Patricia Geist-Martin

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Published by Thomson Wadsworth in Belmont, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Communication in medicine.,
  • Health behavior.,
  • Health promotion.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography (p. 352-385) and indexes.

    StatementPatricia Geist-Martin, Eileen Berlin Ray, Barbara F. Sharf.
    ContributionsRay, Eileen Berlin., Sharf, Barbara F, 1948-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxv,406p. :
    Number of Pages406
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22061696M
    ISBN 100534531008
    OCLC/WorldCa51025171

    An example of this may be observed in the ongoing distrust of vaccinations due to the publication of numerous messages that wrongly link the childhood measles-mumps-rubella MMR vaccination with the development and onset of Autism. Alcohol abuse has been a problem within society for about as long as alcohol has been around. Try to reflect the feelings and thoughts the patient is expressing by rephrasing questions and comments using their own words. When the nurse and the patient do not share a common language, interaction between them is strained and very limited [ 91011 ].

    Physical movement or finding a quiet place to regain your balance can quickly reduce stress. If there seems to be a disconnect, reflect what has been said by paraphrasing. Understanding the audience for the information is critical to effective delivery. Tailor the message to the totality of the person Saying something does not necessary mean that the message has been received and understood.

    Difficulty with speech and hearing People can experience difficulty in speech and hearing following conditions like stroke or brain injury. Culture, background and bias can be good if they allow one to use past experiences to understand something new; it is when they change meaning of the message that they interfere with the communication process [ 12 ]. If you realize that the other person cares much more about an issue than you do, compromise may be easier for you and a good investment for the future of the relationship. Nonverbal communication, or body language, includes facial expressions, body movement and gestures, eye contact, posture, the tone of your voice, and even your muscle tension and breathing. The nurse must listen more than speak, both to what the patient is saying verbally and what is being said non-verbally. Further information: Health literacy One problem that health communication seeks to address is the gap that has formed between health literacy and the use of health communication.


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