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Use of technical language and doctor-patient relationship: an analysis in intercultural contexts
Titolo Rivista: SALUTE E SOCIETÀ 
Autori/Curatori: Sergio Pasquandrea 
Anno di pubblicazione:  2013 Fascicolo: 1EN Lingua: Inglese 
Numero pagine:  22 P. 82-103 Dimensione file:  410 KB
DOI:  10.3280/SES2013-001007EN
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One of the means through which the professional knowledge of the doctors is conveyed is the use of the medical jargon, which also serves the purpose of negotiating the doctors' epistemic authority. This contribution takes into account a corpus of interactions between Italian doctors and foreign patents. The communicative strategies of the doctors and the patients, particularly in regard of the treatment of technical terms, will be analysed through the methodologies of conversation analysis.


Keywords: Technical language, conversation analysis, intercultural communication, professional knowledge, doctors' authority, doctor-patient communication

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Sergio Pasquandrea, in "SALUTE E SOCIETÀ" 1EN/2013, pp. 82-103, DOI:10.3280/SES2013-001007EN

   

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