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Communicating Epidemiologic Information

Patrick L. Remington and David Nelson

in Applied Epidemiology: Theory to practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195187410
eISBN:
9780199864997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187410.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter proposes a framework for epidemiologists to communicate information to nonscientists. It addresses several leading strategies used to communicate epidemiologic information to improve the ... More


A common sense guide to improving Advance Care Planning: from theory to practice

Anne M Wilkinson and Joanne Lynn

in Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561636
eISBN:
9780191730542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561636.003.0018
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter acts as a guide on implementing ACP practices in a local area, utilizing the Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) Quality Improvement model, based on extensive experience from the USA and is adapted ... More


Lessons for Top Leaders, Managers, and Employees

Tsedal Neeley

in The Language of Global Success: How a Common Tongue Transforms Multinational Organizations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196121
eISBN:
9781400888641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196121.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter considers how the insights from book's research and other in-depth work that the author has conducted can serve as a guide for practitioners at three levels in the organization—top ... More


Classified Conclusions, Implications of Invisibility, and a Faceless Future

Craig R. Scott

in Anonymous Agencies, Backstreet Businesses, and Covert Collectives: Rethinking Organizations in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804781381
eISBN:
9780804785631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781381.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The closing chapter draws several conclusions about the framework developed in this book and its ability to help us classify and compare organizations. The chapter also looks at several practical, ... More


Barriers to Health Information and Building Solutions

Talya Miron-Shatz, Ingrid Mühlhauser, Bruce Bower, Michael Diefenbach, Ben Goldacre, Richard S. W. Smith, David Spiegelhalter, and Odette Wegwarth

in Better Doctors, Better Patients, Better Decisions: Envisioning Health Care 2020

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262016032
eISBN:
9780262298957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016032.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

Most stakeholders in the health care system—doctors, patients, and policy makers—have not been taught to apply evidence-based information to the many decisions that must be made daily. Little ... More


How Will Health Care Professionals and Patients Work Together in 2020?: A Manifesto for Change

Ralph Hertwig, Heather Buchan, David A. Davis, Wolfgang Gaissmaier, Martin Härter, Kai Kolpatzik, France Légaré, Norbert Schmacke, and Holger Wormer

in Better Doctors, Better Patients, Better Decisions: Envisioning Health Care 2020

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262016032
eISBN:
9780262298957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016032.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This report calls for a change in health care, while acknowledging that health care systems are highly complex systems for which there is no simple solution. The starting premise is that one needs to ... More


Plan Your Research Communication Strategy

Dennis Meredith

in Explaining Research: How to Reach Key Audiences to Advance Your Network

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197571316
eISBN:
9780197571347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197571316.003.0003
Subject:
Chemistry, Study and Communication Skills in Chemistry

Researchers should chart a communication strategy to maximize the benefit of their communications to their research and career. They first need to free themselves from the attitude that they should ... More


When Misinformed Patients Try to Make Informed Health Decisions

Wolfgang Gaissmaier and Gerd Gigerenzer

in Better Doctors, Better Patients, Better Decisions: Envisioning Health Care 2020

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262016032
eISBN:
9780262298957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016032.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

Statistical illiteracy in health—the inability to understand health statistics—is widespread among the general public. Many people find it hard to accept uncertainty in the first place and, even if ... More


Develop Your Lay-Level Research Communication Strategy

Dennis Meredith

in Explaining Research: How to Reach Key Audiences to Advance Your Network

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197571316
eISBN:
9780197571347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197571316.003.0009
Subject:
Chemistry, Study and Communication Skills in Chemistry

This chapter covers the practical steps to creating a communication strategy to enhance your research and your career. Developing a strategy for communicating to lay audiences is important for ... More


Computer-Mediated Communication and Its Importance to Adolescents with Hearing Loss

Jill Duncan, Ellen A. Rhoades, and Elizabeth M. Fitzpatrick

in Auditory (Re)Habilitation for Adolescents with Hearing Loss: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780195381405
eISBN:
9780190204020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381405.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter explains how the use of computer-mediated communication has dramatically altered written and spoken language, entertainment and socialization as well as general learning and formal ... More


Handbook of Mobile Communication Studies

James E. Katz (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262113120
eISBN:
9780262276818
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262113120.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Mobile communication has become mainstream and even omnipresent. It is arguably the most successful and certainly the most rapidly adopted new technology in the world; more than one in three people ... More


Correspondence of Means and Ends Bias

Max Abrahms

in Rules for Rebels: The Science of Victory in Militant History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198811558
eISBN:
9780191848438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811558.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter shows why terrorism is a losing political tactic. In theory, terrorism serves as a political communication strategy by amplifying the demands of the perpetrators. In reality, terrorism ... More


Embodied Interaction and Semiotic Categorization: Communicative Gestures of a Girl with Patau Syndrome

Kristiina Jokinen, Silvi Tenjes, and Ingrid Rummo

in The Construal of Spatial Meaning: Windows into Conceptual Space

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199641635
eISBN:
9780191760020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641635.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

Ability to form symbolic concepts and understand meanings is an important part of human communication. In this chapter we investigate how hand movements and body posture bring forth the meaning in ... More


Incremental Innovation

Jessica Baldwin-Philippi

in Using Technology, Building Democracy: Digital Campaigning and the Construction of Citizenship

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190231910
eISBN:
9780190231958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190231910.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 2 details the slow evolution of digital media in the campaign environment and provides a history of the use of digital media for communications strategy across a variety of political ... More


Communicating During an Outbreak or Public Health Investigation

Abbigail J. Tumpey, David Daigle, and Glen Nowak

in The CDC Field Epidemiology Manual

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190933692
eISBN:
9780190624279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190933692.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

Effective communication during an outbreak or public health investigation is crucial for fostering adoption of public health recommendations and minimizing or preventing harm. During outbreaks, a ... More


Invisible People, Invisible Risks:: How Scientific Assessments of Environmental Health Risks Overlook Minorities—and How Community Participation Can Make Them Visible

Maria Powell, Jim Powell, Ly V. Xiong, Kazoua Moua, Jody Schmitz, Benito Juarez Olivas, and VamMeej Yang

in Technoscience and Environmental Justice: Expert Cultures in a Grassroots Movement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015790
eISBN:
9780262298407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015790.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter focuses on how scientific assessments of environmental risks neglect minorities, and how community participation can help in their inclusion, in the process. The Madison Environmental ... More


Branding Information

Miklos Sarvary

in Gurus and Oracles: The Marketing of Information

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016940
eISBN:
9780262301176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016940.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter examines the process of “branding” information products and the communication strategies of information sellers such as advertising and promotion. It discusses product positioning and ... More


Reporting of Research: Are We in for Better Health Care by 2020?

Holger Schünemann, Davina Ghersi, Julia Kreis, Gerd Antes, and Jean Bousquet

in Better Doctors, Better Patients, Better Decisions: Envisioning Health Care 2020

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262016032
eISBN:
9780262298957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016032.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

Logical arguments support the view that complete, transparent, and objective reporting of research results avoids systematic error, misinformation, and unrealistic expectations. Evidence about ... More


The Drug Facts Box: Making Informed Decisions about Prescription Drugs Possible

Lisa M. Schwartz and Steven Woloshin

in Better Doctors, Better Patients, Better Decisions: Envisioning Health Care 2020

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262016032
eISBN:
9780262298957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016032.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

The idea that people should be able to participate meaningfully in personal medical decisions is so widely accepted that it is hard to believe that things were ever otherwise. The idea that doctors ... More


The Communicative Actions of the Roman Government

Clifford Ando

in Imperial Ideology and Provincial Loyalty in the Roman Empire

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220676
eISBN:
9780520923720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220676.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter examines the Roman government's communication strategy for its subjects. It explains that the Roman government devoted enormous resources to communicating with its subjects and suggests ... More


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