The Internet and Health Communication

Experiences and Expectations

by Rice, Ronald E.; Katz, James E.;

Description

With the popularity of the Internet, more and more people are turning to their computers for health information, advice, support and services. With its information based firmly on research, The Internet and Health Communication provides an in-depth analysis of the changes in human communication and health care resulting from the Internet revolution. Representing a wide range of expertise, the contributors provide an extensive variety of examples from the micro to the macro, including information about HMO web sites, Internet pharmacies, and web-enabled hospitals, to vividly illustrate their findings and conclusions.

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Bibliographic Information
  • Pub date: November 2000
  • English
  • 9781452264424 / 0761922334
  • United Kingdom
  • Primary Price: 42.99 GBP
  • Pages: 480
  • SAGE Publications / SAGE Publications, Inc
  • Readership: Postgraduate
  • Publish State: Published
  • Responsibility: edited by Ronald E. Rice and James E. Katz.
  • Reference Code: BDZ0002780543