Welcome to this research guide on health communication. This guide is an introduction to some of our resources on health communication. For more in-depth research, contact us and a librarian can help you with your research.
As you search in databases, book catalogs, and on the web, always think about the words you are using in your search and see if you can use other words that mean similar things. For example:
Health and Communication
In addition to using "health" try other words like "doctors" "nurses" "physicians" "patients" "hospitals" "medical personnel" etc.
In addition to using "communication" try words like "discourse" or "talk" or "conversation" etc.
Scholarly journals, magazines, and news sources
Overviews and background information
Encyclopedias can be good sources for basic background information
This is a small sample of some of the ebooks available in the library catalog