Meeting Health Information Needs Outside Of Healthcare

Written By Catherine Arnott Smith
Meeting Health Information Needs Outside Of Healthcare
  • Publsiher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 04 August 2015
  • ISBN : 0081002599
  • Pages : 376 pages
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Download or read book entitled Meeting Health Information Needs Outside Of Healthcare by author: Catherine Arnott Smith which was release on 04 August 2015 and published by Chandos Publishing with total page 376 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Meeting Health Information Needs Outside of Healthcare addresses the challenges and ethical dilemmas concerning the delivery of health information to the general public in a variety of non-clinical settings, both in-person and via information technology, in settings from public and academic libraries to online communities and traditional and social media channels. Professionals working in a range of fields, including librarianship, computer science and health information technology, journalism, and health communication can be involved in providing consumer health information, or health information targeting laypeople. This volume clearly examines the properties of health information that make it particularly challenging information to provide in diverse settings. Addresses professional challenges and ethical problems of communicating health information to lay people in non-clinical settings Focuses on health information as a challenge for different professionals providing health information in different settings Emphasizes the shared challenges of information practice across different settings as well as those facing professionals in different roles

Meeting Health Information Needs Outside Of Healthcare

Meeting Health Information Needs Outside Of Healthcare
  • Author : Catherine Arnott Smith,Alla Keselman
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-08-04
  • Total pages : 376
  • ISBN : 0081002599
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Summary : Meeting Health Information Needs Outside of Healthcare addresses the challenges and ethical dilemmas concerning the delivery of health information to the general public in a variety of non-clinical settings, both in-person and via information technology, in settings from public and academic libraries to online communities and traditional and social media ...

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  • ISBN : 0081002599
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-09-12
  • Total pages : 344
  • ISBN : 0081002599
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  • ISBN : 0081002599
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