Series: Health Psychology
Paperback: 184 pages
Publisher: Open University Press; 1 edition (May 1, 2004)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.5 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 4499873
Format: PDF Text djvu ebook
"...this text...will become a reference for years to come."Health Expectations This is the first book to clearly assess the increasingly important area of communication of risk in the health sector. We are moving away from the days when paternalistic doctors managed healthcare without involving patients in decision making. With the current emphasis on patient empowerment and shared decision making, patients want and need reliable, comprehensive a...