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Exploring Health Communication: Language in Action / Edition 1

Exploring Health Communication: Language in Action / Edition 1

by Kevin Harvey, Nelya Koteyko
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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415597227
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/03/2012
Series: Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Kevin Harvey is Lecturer in Sociolinguistics and Co-ordinator of the Health Language Research Group at the School of English Studies, The University of Nottingham, UK

Nelya Koteyko is Lecturer in Media and Communication Studies at the University of Leicester.

Table of Contents

Part I: Spoken Health Communication 1. The practitioner-patient relationship: Doctor-patient encounters 2. Spoken interaction between non-physician personnel and patients 3. Patients' narratives of health and illness Part II: Written Health Communication 4. The patient record 5. Print media representations of health 6. The patient information leaflet Part III: Computer-mediated health communication 7. Electronic health communication: peer-to-peer online interaction 8. Seeking online help from health professionals

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