Our analysis of the use of social media in risk communication
about the global H1N1 flu epidemic shows that different cultures and institutions may take very different approaches in using social media to disseminate risk messages and to invite or block public participation in the risk communication
and risk management processes.
Patient decisions are increasingly informed through past experiences and relationships (Thornton 2003) and the patient-practitioner relationship is an important aspect of risk communication
(Thompson et al 2005).
This paper reviews well-known cases of risk communication
activities in northern communities to discuss what we have learned, both there and elsewhere, about communicating risks of contaminants.
is a growing area of expertise and a growing necessity in an increasingly unstable world.
Divided into six major sections, Risk communication
includes a thorough discussion of such matters as communication models and approaches, legal issues in risk communication
, planning and implementation strategies, stakeholder and media roles in risk communication
, bioterrorism, and principles of effective oral and written communication, including visual and face-to-face messages.
literature on risk communication
spans a vast number of disciplines.
Sessions at the meeting will focus on environmentally-preferable purchasing policies, risk assessment and risk communication
This convenience sample is justified because the purpose of this study is not to survey the Midwestern college students' skin cancer-related beliefs and behavior, but rather to identify the conditions of positive and negative effects of fear-based risk communication
Given its importance, risk communication
is also covered.
is defined as an open two-way exchange of information and opinion about risk, leading to better understanding and better decisions about clinical management.
Effective risk communication
tools to define the risk of smallpox as compared to the risk from the vaccine
has likewise grown in scholarly attention as a critical component of risk analysis.