Alaszewski, A.M. and Horlick-Jones, T. (2003) How can doctors communicate information about risk more effectively? British Medical Journal, 327 (7417). pp. 728-731. ISSN 0959-535X.
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In recent years risk has become a mature cross disciplinary topic of study, and during this time social science research into risk has experienced a rapid growth. Despite the existence of much relevant social science knowledge about risk, the extent to which such knowledge has been applied in the health field has been perhaps surprisingly limited. In 2001-2, two research councils (the Economic and Social Research Council and Medical Research Council) commended us to examine the potential for applying social science knowledge about risk to practical medical and health issues. We have used our findings to tackle the thorny issue of physician-patient communication about health risks.
|Uncontrolled keywords:||doctors communicate effectively|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
|Divisions:||Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Centre for Health Services Studies
Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research
|Depositing User:||Samantha Osborne|
|Date Deposited:||19 Dec 2007 18:12|
|Last Modified:||14 Jan 2010 13:57|
|Resource URI:||http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/372 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)|
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