Diane E. Hazlett

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BACKGROUND There is currently a lack of information about the uses, benefits, and limitations of social media for health communication among the general public, patients, and health professionals from primary research. OBJECTIVE To review the current published literature to identify the uses, benefits, and limitations of social media for health(More)
BACKGROUND Health professionals working in primary care and public health have opportunities to address body weight status issues with their patients through face-to-face contact. The objectives of this all-Ireland project are: 1. to assess the attitudes, current practices/behaviours and knowledge of key health professional groups on body weight status; 2.(More)
Obesity is on the increase worldwide and is a major global public health problem. In an increasingly obesogenic environment, it's important that health professionals are equipped to identify and address obesity issues within their clinical practice. As part of the Weight Care Project , the aim of this study was to explore the obesity-related communication(More)
BACKGROUND Within the last decade there has been a growth in the call-centre industry in the UK, with a growing awareness of the voice as an important tool for successful communication. Occupational voice problems such as occupational dysphonia, in a business which relies on healthy, effective voice as the primary professional communication tool, may(More)
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