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LINGUIST List 17.2770

Tue Sep 26 2006

Books: Sociolinguistics: Heritage, Maynard (Eds)

Editor for this issue: Maria Moreno-Rollins <marialinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Joyce Reid, Communication in Medical Care: Heritage, Maynard (Eds)


Message 1: Communication in Medical Care: Heritage, Maynard (Eds)
Date: 17-Sep-2006
From: Joyce Reid <jreidcup.org>
Subject: Communication in Medical Care: Heritage, Maynard (Eds)


Title: Communication in Medical Care
Subtitle: Interaction between Primary Care Physicians and Patients
Published: 2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
                http://us.cambridge.org

Editor: John Heritage
Editor: Douglas W. Maynard
Hardback: ISBN: 0521621232 Pages: 509 Price: U.S. $ 90.00
Abstract:

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. Using conversation analysis techniques, the
authors analyze the sequential unfolding of a visit, and describe the
dilemmas and conflicts faced by physicians and patients as they work
through each of these activities. The result is a view of the medical
encounter that takes the perspective of both physicians and patients in a
way that is both rigorous and humane. Clear and comprehensive, this book
will be essential reading for students and researchers in sociolinguistics,
communication studies, sociology, and medicine.


1. Introduction: analyzing interaction between doctors and patients in
primary care encounters
John Heritage and Douglas W. Maynard;
2. Soliciting patients' presenting concerns
Jeffrey Robinson;
3. Accounting for the visit: giving reasons for seeking medical care
John Heritage and Jeffrey Robinson;
4. Realizing the illness: patients' narratives of symptom discovery
Tim Halkowski;
5. Explaining illness: patients' proposals and physicians' responses
Virginia Gill and Douglas W. Maynard;
6. Taking the history: questioning during comprehensive history taking
Elizabeth Boyd and John Heritage;
7. Body work: the collaborative production of the clinical object
Christian Heath;
8. Communicating and responding to diagnosis
Anssi Peräkylä;
9. On diagnostic rationality: bad news, good news, and the symptom residue
Douglas W. Maynard and Richard M. Frankel;
10. Treatment decisions: negotiations between doctors and patients in acute
care encounters
Tanya Stivers;
11. Prescriptions and prescribing: co-ordinating talk and text-based
activities
David Greatbach;
12. Lifestyle discussions in medical interviews
Marja-Leena Sorjonen, Liisa Raevaara, Markku Haakana, Tuukka Tammi and
Anssi Peräkylä;
13. Co-ordinating closings in medical interviews: producing continuity of
care Candace West;
14. Mis-alignments in 'after-hours' calls to a British GP's practice: a
study in telephone medicine
Paul Drew

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Written In: English (eng )

See this book announcement on our website:
http://linguistlist.org/get-book.html?BookID=21238


-------------------------- Major Supporters --------------------------
Blackwell Publishing http://www.blackwellpublishing.com
Cambridge University Press http://us.cambridge.org
Cascadilla Press http://www.cascadilla.com/
Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd http://www.continuumbooks.com
Edinburgh University Press http://www.eup.ed.ac.uk/
Equinox Publishing Ltd. http://www.equinoxpub.com/
European Language Resources Association http://www.elda.org/sommaire.php
Georgetown University Press http://www.press.georgetown.edu
Hodder Arnold http://www.hoddereducation.co.uk
John Benjamins http://www.benjamins.com/
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates http://www.erlbaum.com/
Lincom GmbH http://www.lincom.at
MIT Press http://mitpress.mit.edu/
Mouton de Gruyter http://www.mouton-publishers.com
Multilingual Matters http://www.multilingual-matters.com/
Oxford University Press http://www.oup.com/us
Palgrave Macmillan http://www.palgrave.com
Rodopi http://www.rodopi.nl/
Routledge (Taylor and Francis) http://www.routledge.com/
Springer http://www.springer.com

---------------------- Other Supporting Publishers ----------------------
Anthropological Linguistics http://www.indiana.edu/~anthling/
CSLI Publications http://cslipublications.stanford.edu/
Graduate Linguistic Students' Assoc. Umass http://glsa.hypermart.net/
International Pragmatics Assoc. http://www.ipra.be
Kingston Press Ltd http://www.kingstonpress.com/
Linguistic Assoc. of Finland http://www.ling.helsinki.fi/sky/
MIT Working Papers in Linguistics http://web.mit.edu/mitwpl/
Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics / Landelijke http://www.lotpublications.nl/
Pacific Linguistics http://pacling.anu.edu.au/
SIL International http://www.ethnologue.com/bookstore.asp
St. Jerome Publishing Ltd. http://www.stjerome.co.uk
Utrecht institute of Linguistics http://www-uilots.let.uu.nl/

 




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