ERIC Number: EJ411868
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Accounting Practices in Medical Interviews.
Fisher, Sue; Groce, Stephen B.
Language in Society, v19 n2 p225-50 Jun 1990
Analysis of doctors' and patients' oral accounts and responses during medical interactions, from the perspective of an interactional strategy linking social structure to social interaction, demonstrates how the medical interview is characterized by a moment-to-moment battle that mirrors and largely sustains the institutional authority and status of doctors and the reality of genders. (42 references) (Author/CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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