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Transparent communication of health risks : overcoming cultural differences

Author: Rocío García Retamero; Mirta Galesic
Publisher: New York : Springer, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book investigates how people in countries with different medical and educational systems understand numerical and graphical information, which presentation formats help them better understand  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rocío García Retamero; Mirta Galesic
ISBN: 9781461443575 1461443571
OCLC Number: 826294465
Description: xiv, 269 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Chapter 1. Introduction: Transparent Communication in a Globalized World.- Part I: Cultural Differences in the Understanding of Health-Related Risks.- Chapter 2. Statistical Numeracy for Health.- Chapter 3. How to Measure Risk Comprehension in Educated Samples.- Chapter 4. Graph Literacy for Health.- Chapter 5. Public Knowledge of Benefits of Breast and Prostate Cancer Screening.- Chapter 6. Symptom Recognition of Heart Attack and Stroke.- Part II: Transparent Communication of Health-Related Risks Across Cultures.- Chapter 7. Communicating Information About Preventive Medical Treatments and Screenings.- Chapter 8. Helping People Memorize Consequences of Risky Behaviors.- Chapter 9. Improving the Understanding of Treatment Risk Reduction.- Chapter 10. Reducing Denominator Neglect.- Chapter 11. Reducing the Effect of Framed Messages About Health.- Part III: Overcoming Cultural Differences in Decision Making About Health.- Chapter 12. Transparent Health Information in the Media.- Chapter 13. On the Effect of Individual Differences on Shared Decision Making.- Part IV: Conclusions and Appendix.- Chapter 14. Guidelines for Transparent Communication in a Globalized World.- Chapter 15. Numeracy and Graph Literacy Scales.
Responsibility: Rocio Garcia-Retamero, Mirta Galesic, editor.
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