Elderly women speak about their interactions with health care providers

Joyce Allman, Sandra L. Ragan, Chevelle Newsome, Lucretia Scoufos, Jon Nussbaum

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Abstract

INTRODUCTION Women's unique health communication issues traditionally have been underrepresented in the health care literature. In fact, until very recently neither medical research nor national policy has recognized the critical importance of investigating women's health issues (Office of Research, 1992). As a result, we have a dearth of information about how being female affects one's health; only recently have any measures been taken to correct the virtual absence of women subjects in major medical research programs and trials.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationLanguage and Communication in Old Age
Subtitle of host publicationMultidisciplinary Perspectives
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Pages319-349
Number of pages31
ISBN (Electronic)9781134823062
ISBN (Print)0815323565, 9780815323563
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Social Sciences(all)

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