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Mediating Health Information

The Go-Betweens in a Changing Socio-Technical Landscape

  • C. Nadine Wathen
  • Sally Wyatt
  • Roma Harris

Part of the Health, Technology and Society book series (HTE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Sally Wyatt, Roma Harris, Nadine Wathen
    Pages 1-17
  3. Leslie Bella, Roma Harris, Debbie Chavez, Jana Fear, Penny Gill
    Pages 18-37
  4. Flis Henwood, Roma Harris, Samantha Burdett, Audrey Marshall
    Pages 38-55
  5. Roma Harris, Tiffany Veinot, Leslie Bella, Irving Rootman, Judith Krajnak
    Pages 167-181
  6. Nadine Wathen, Roma Harris, Sally Wyatt
    Pages 182-193
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 194-218

About this book

Introduction

Welcome or not, most citizens in Western countries are unable to go through a day without receiving a dose of health information. This book examines the ways in which ordinary people locate and digest the amount of health information available today, focusing on the unexplored 'middle' place of human and technical mediators.

Keywords

AIDS care clinic community health health care health policy Internet Nation research service software

Editors and affiliations

  • C. Nadine Wathen
    • 1
  • Sally Wyatt
    • 2
  • Roma Harris
    • 1
  1. 1.The University of Western OntarioCanada
  2. 2.Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and SciencesNetherlands

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