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Communicating Risks And Benefits

Pub Date : 2012-03-08 | Author : Baruch Fischhoff | Publisher : Government Printing Office

ISBN 10 : 0160901790
ISBN 13 : 9780160901799

Effective risk communication is essential to the well-being of any organization and those people who depend on it. Ineffective communication can cost lives, money and reputations. ..


Communicating Risks To The Public

Pub Date : 2012-12-06 | Author : R.E Kasperson | Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN 10 : 9789400919525
ISBN 13 : 9400919522

Risk communication: the evolution of attempts Risk communication is at once a very new and a very old field of interest. Risk analysis, as Krimsky and Plough (1988:2) point out, da..


Interpreting Health Benefits And Risks

Pub Date : 2014-11-14 | Author : Eric Rifkin | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9783319115443
ISBN 13 : 3319115448

This timely guide to communication in patient-centered medicine argues for greater clarity in explaining health risks versus benefits of an array of screening tests, procedures, an..


Understanding The Benefits And Risks Of Pharmaceuticals

Pub Date : 2007-08-14 | Author : Institute of Medicine | Publisher : National Academies Press

ISBN 10 : 0309179769
ISBN 13 : 9780309179768

All pharmaceutical products have inherent risks, and their use involves trade-offs between their therapeutic benefits and their risks. However, the public has a limited understandi..



Risk Communication And Health Psychology

Pub Date : 2004-05-01 | Author : Berry, Dianne | Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN 10 : 9780335213511
ISBN 13 : 0335213510

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 ..