Health practice and relationships

Diane Tasker, Anne Croker, Narelle Patton, Joy Higgs

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    Abstract

    Health practice is essentially a human experience that is underpinned by relationships. These relationships form particularly between health practitioners and people who seek health services, between health practitioner colleagues, and between health practitioners and organisational managers. This social dimension of health practice is important because it draws attention to the significance of how health practice is experienced (by both health practitioners and individuals seeking health services) and to health outcomes. In recent years, information and communication technologies have expanded considerably and have many and varied influences on health practice and practice relationships.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationHealth practice relationships
    EditorsNarelle Patton, Joy Higgs, Anne Croker, Diane Tasker, Jill Hummell
    Place of PublicationRotterdam, The Netherlands
    PublisherSense Publishers
    Chapter26
    Pages221-228
    Number of pages8
    ISBN (Electronic)9789462097889
    ISBN (Print)9789462097865
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2014

    Publication series

    NamePractice, education, work and society
    Volume9

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