Communicating (with) care : a linguistic approach to the study of doctor-patient interactions /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Bigi, Sarah (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Amsterdam, Netherlands : IOS Press, 2016.
Series:Emerging communication ; v. 12.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Title Page; Foreword by Giovanni Gobber; Foreword by Debra Roter; Contents; Introduction; The historical relevance of studies in health communication; The challenges posed by the aging population and chronic conditions; What kind of interdisciplinarity?; The structure of the book; ̀Technical' notes; Acknowledgments; References; The Conceptualization of Communication Underlying Different Paradigms of Care; Introduction; Disease centered care and paternalism; Patient centeredness and the idea of mutuality; Consumerism and the informed decision making model.
  • Striving for balance: decision making and the ̀shared mind'From paradigms to data: methods for the analysis of clinical interactions; References; The Functions of Communication in Medical Encounters; Introduction; Functions of communication in the medical encounter; Rapport building; Information exchange; Decision making; From communication to outcomes: what kind of connection?; References; Language Use and Context in Doctor-Patient Interactions; Introduction; The institutional dimension of context: medical encounters as activity types; Context, common ground and language use.
  • The formation and interpretation of linguistic meaning in contextCommon ground ; Can doctor-patient encounters be considered as intercultural interactions?; Summing up; Methods for the analysis of interactions ; References ; The Deliberation Dialogue as a Model to Analyze Shared Decision Making; Introduction; Dialogue types; The deliberation dialogue; The structure of deliberation dialogues; The opening stage and the role of information exchange; The argumentation stage: finding agreement; The closing stage: determination; Proposals within deliberation and their felicity conditions.
  • Promoting valid proposals during the argumentation stage: ̀̀What do you think you could do?''Setting the paradigm of relevant choices for proposals: ̀̀Wine with coke ..., I do not recommend it''; The reasoning leading to the formation of preferences; Deliberation in practice: can the model of the deliberation dialogue be used as an assessment tool?; Potential and problems of the application of the deliberation dialogue as a tool for the assessment of deliberation in medical encounters; Summing up and implications for further research on health communication; References.
  • From Models to Practices Introduction ; Appropriate dialogical practices for diabetes care ; At the origins of the project; Combining the Patient Health Engagement Model with the theory of dialogue types; The List of appropriate dialogical practices for diabetes care ; From blackout to arousal; From arousal to adhesion; From adhesion to eudaimonic project; Healthy Reasoning; At the origins of the project; Active Aging; Concluding remarks; References; Subject Index.