Interpersonal features of talk in interpreted medical consultations

Hirsh, Dianne. 2001, Interpersonal features of talk in interpreted medical consultations, M.A. thesis, School of Literary and Communication Studies, Deakin University.

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Title Interpersonal features of talk in interpreted medical consultations
Author Hirsh, Dianne.
Institution Deakin University
School School of Literary and Communication Studies
Faculty Faculty of Arts
Degree name M.A.
Date submitted 2001
Keyword(s) Simultaneous interpreting
Medical consultation
Communication in medicine
Summary This linguistic study examined the interpersonal features of the talk between doctors and patients in consultations where a professional medical interpreter was required for them to communicate. Such features affect the relationship between doctor and patient and can impact on medical outcomes. The findings will assist interpreters and doctors in talking to patients and forms part of a larger project to develop a theory of medical interpreting.
Language eng
Description of original xiii, 228 leaves ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 418.02
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