Chapter 7. What's Politics Got to do with it?

  1. Roxanne Parrott

Published Online: 24 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444310832.ch7

Talking about Health: Why Communication Matters

Talking about Health: Why Communication Matters

How to Cite

Parrott, R. (2009) What's Politics Got to do with it?, in Talking about Health: Why Communication Matters, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444310832.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 17 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405177573

Online ISBN: 9781444310832

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Keywords:

  • What's Politics Got To Do with It? - informed consent to participate in medical research twice;
  • “We would like your permission to record your surgery for research purposes”;
  • The written form - more technical and needed a medical dictionary to understand;
  • medical research and disparities;
  • political agenda-setting and priorities;
  • religious agendas and priorities;
  • medical associations and lobbyists;
  • patient advocacy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Medical Research and Disparities

  • Political Agenda-setting and Priorities

  • Religious Agendas and Priorities

  • Medical Associations and Lobbyists

  • Patient Advocacy

  • Summing It Up …