The Knowledgeable Patient

The Knowledgeable Patient

The Knowledgeable Patient

Learn how to place communication and participation at the heart of evidence-based healthcare The Knowledgeable Patient: Communication and Participation in Health sits at the forefront of the challenging, changing 21st century landscape. The 'knowledgeable patient' as an individual can take many forms: patient, family carer, consumer advocate, or member of the public interested in health issues. In each of these roles, knowledgeable patients interact with health professionals by asking questions about the evidence for treatment, seeking support, exchanging views, and contributing experiences and new ideas on how to improve the health system. Drawing from several research paradigms, The Knowledgeable Patient is an essential guide to a new era of complex healthcare. Integrating consumer stories and evidence from systematic reviews, it examines key communication and participation issues in a range of contexts, including: surgery safe medicine use chronic disease self management the complexity of multimorbidity notification of rare disease risk. The Knowledgeable Patient is international in scope with researched examples spanning living in the community, health service treatment, governance, and policy making. It provides health professionals with new ideas, concepts, evidence, and practical tools to understand the central role of communication and participation to a well-functioning health system. It is an ideal reference for undergraduate and postgraduate students studying the health sciences. Watch a video about The Knowledgeable Patient: Communication and Participation in Health from the author, Sophie Hill: bit.ly/xNYCqG

The Knowledgeable Patient

The Knowledgeable Patient

The Knowledgeable Patient

Learn how to place communication and participation at the heart of evidence-based healthcare The Knowledgeable Patient: Communication and Participation in Health sits at the forefront of the challenging, changing 21st century landscape. The 'knowledgeable patient' as an individual can take many forms: patient, family carer, consumer advocate, or member of the public interested in health issues. In each of these roles, knowledgeable patients interact with health professionals by asking questions about the evidence for treatment, seeking support, exchanging views, and contributing experiences and new ideas on how to improve the health system. Drawing from several research paradigms, The Knowledgeable Patient is an essential guide to a new era of complex healthcare. Integrating consumer stories and evidence from systematic reviews, it examines key communication and participation issues in a range of contexts, including: surgery safe medicine use chronic disease self management the complexity of multimorbidity notification of rare disease risk. The Knowledgeable Patient is international in scope with researched examples spanning living in the community, health service treatment, governance, and policy making. It provides health professionals with new ideas, concepts, evidence, and practical tools to understand the central role of communication and participation to a well-functioning health system. It is an ideal reference for undergraduate and postgraduate students studying the health sciences. Watch a video about The Knowledgeable Patient: Communication and Participation in Health from the author, Sophie Hill: bit.ly/xNYCqG

The Patient s Guide to Preventing Medical Errors

The Patient s Guide to Preventing Medical Errors

The Patient s Guide to Preventing Medical Errors

Moved by disabling and deadly medical errors in hospitals, this book describes the surprising extent of the problem, explains safety issues unknown to most consumers, and offers specific measures patients can take to avoid becoming a statistic.

Science Technology and Society

Science  Technology  and Society

Science Technology and Society

'Science, Technology, and Society' offers approximately 150 articles written by major scholars and experts from academic and scientific institutions worldwide. The theme is the functions and effects of science and technology in society and culture.

Patient Education

Patient Education

Patient Education


McLuhan for Managers

McLuhan for Managers

McLuhan for Managers


Knowledge Management in Practice

Knowledge Management in Practice

Knowledge Management in Practice

"This evidence-based book provides the framework and guidelines that professionals need for working with the contemporary explosion of data that is creating opportunities and challenges to all phases of our society and commerce." –Larry R. Medsker, Research Professor in Physics and Data Science, The George Washington University Knowledge Management in Practice is a resource on how knowledge management (KM) is implemented. It provides specific KM methods, tips, techniques, and best practices to gain competitive advantage and the most from investing in KM. It examines how KM is leveraged by first responders, the military, healthcare providers, insurance and financial services companies, legal firms, human resources departments, merger and acquisition (M&A) firms, and research institutions. Essential KM concepts are explored not only from a foundational perspective but also from a practical application. These concepts include capturing and codifying tacit and explicit knowledge, KM methods, information architecture, search, KM and social media, KM and Big Data, and the adoption of KM. Readers can visit the book’s companion website, KM Mentor (www.KMMentor.com), where they can access: Presentations by industry leaders on a variety of topics KM templates and instruction on executing KM strategy, performing knowledge transfer, and KM assessments and audits KM program and project implementation guidance Insights and reviews on KM tools Guidance on implementing and executing various KM Methods Specialized KM publications A private secure collaboration community for members to discuss ideas and get expert answers and advice

Knowledge Management

Knowledge Management

Knowledge Management

For graduate-level courses in Knowledge Management and Decision Support Systems, this text presents a multi perspective approach to knowledge management: it spans electrical engineering, artificial intelligence, information systems, and business. It aims to provide students with the right combination of theory, technology and solutions.