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Getting Down to Business: Talk, Gaze, and Body Orientation during Openings of Doctor-Patient Consultations.
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Getting Down to Business: Talk, Gaze, and Body Orientation during Openings of Doctor-Patient Consultations.

Author: Jeffrey David Robinson
Edition/Format: Article Article : English
Publication:Human Communication Research, v25 n1 p97-123 Sep 1998
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Uses conversation analysis to examine how doctors' and patients' practices of gaze and body orientation organize interaction such that doctors routinely initiate the sequence wherein patients disclose their chief complaint. Finds doctors use gaze/body orientation to communicate they are preparing but not yet ready to deal with complaints--while patients wait for doctors to solicit their chief complaint. (PA)
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Document Type: Article
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey David Robinson
ISSN:0360-3989
Language Note: English
Unique Identifier: 425654428
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Uses conversation analysis to examine how doctors' and patients' practices of gaze and body orientation organize interaction such that doctors routinely initiate the sequence wherein patients disclose their chief complaint. Finds doctors use gaze/body orientation to communicate they are preparing but not yet ready to deal with complaints--while patients wait for doctors to solicit their chief complaint. (PA)
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