How do doctors and patients talk?

25 Oct

Norma Mendoza-Denton had a “special guest star” at her NWAV41 keynote: Ashley Hesson, who has been working on how doctors and patients talk (find Ashley’s website here, but I prefer this pic because it has a labcoat; here’s a link to joint work that was in Penn Working Papers).

Hesson used a Verilogue corpus, here’s a citation and a link:

  • Kozloff and Barnett (2007) have a corpus of medical consultations (doctors advising patients about diabetes, coronary artery disease, etc).
  • http://www.verilogue.com/
Advertisements

One Response to “How do doctors and patients talk?”

Trackbacks/Pingbacks

  1. Bossy pants: How do superiors and subordinates talk? « Corpus linguistics - November 5, 2012

    […] How do doctors and patients talk? https://corplinguistics.wordpress.com/2012/10/25/how-do-doctors-and-patients-talk/ […]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: