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Communication in Medical Care - Interaction Between Primary Care Physicians and Patients

3rd June 2008

This new and pathbreaking volume provides a comprehensive discussion of communication between doctors and patients in primary care consultations.


The first of its kind for thirty years, it brings together a team of leading contributors from the fields of linguistics, sociology and medicine to describe each phase of the primary care consultation, identifying the distinctive tasks, goals and activities that make up each phase of primary care as social interaction.

Clear and comprehensive, it will be essential reading for students and researchers in sociolinguistics, communication studies, sociology, and medicine.


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