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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
John Heritage; Douglas W Maynard
|ISBN:||0521621232 0521628997 9780521621236 9780521628990|
|Description:||xix, 488 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction : analyzing interaction between doctors and patients in primary care / John Heritage and Douglas W. Maynard --
Soliciting patients' presenting concerns / Jeffrey D. Robinson --
Accounting for the visit : giving reasons for seeking medical care / John Heritage and Jeffrey D. Robinson --
Realizing the illness : patients' narratives of symptom discovery / Timothy Halkowski --
Explaining illness : patients' proposals and physicians' responses / Virginia Teas Gill and Douglas W. Maynard --
Taking the history : questioning during comprehensive history-taking / Elizabeth Boyd and John Heritage --
Body work : the collaborative production of the clinical object / Christian Heath --
Communicating and responding to diagnosis / Anssi Peräkylä --
On diagnostic rationality : bad news, good news, and the symptom residue / Douglas W. Maynard and Richard M. Frankel --
Treatment decisions : negotiations between doctors and patients in acute care encounters / Tanya Stivers --
Prescriptions and prescribing : co-ordinating talk- and text-based activities / David Greatbatch --
Lifestyle discussions in medical interviews / Marja-Leena Sorjonen, Lilsa Raevaara, Markku Haakana, Tuukka Tammi, and Anssi Peräkylä --
Coordinating closings in primary care visits : producing continuity of care / Candace West --
Misalignments in 'after-hours' calls to a British GP's practice : a study in telephone medicine / Paul Drew.
|Series Title:||Studies in interactional sociolinguistics, 20.|
|Responsibility:||edited by John Heritage and Douglas W. Maynard.|
This 2006 volume provides a comprehensive discussion of communication between doctors and patients in primary care consultations.
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