Talking About Treatment by Felicia D. Roberts
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Talking About Treatment
By Felicia D. Roberts

Talking About Treatment

Recommendations for Breast Cancer Adjuvant Treatment

By (author) See other recent books by Felicia D. Roberts
Format: Hardback

Normal Price: $164.95
Your Price: $148.45 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $16.50! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $7.42 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply



Talking About Treatment by Felicia D. Roberts

Book Description

This is the first analysis of the very charged and complex conversations that occur between breast cancer patients and their doctors. Robert focuses in particular on their conversations about possible avenues of treatment, and shows them to be, on the one hand, an active and mutual collaboration of information, and on the other, a subtle delineation of the roles of "expert" and "novice." Her work also highlights the balance a doctor must strike between not guaranteeing a cure while promoting one particular treatment option. This work will interest those in the well-established field of doctor-patient interaction as well as sociolinguists and discourse analysts, and those interested in the intersection between talk and institutional roles.

Buy Talking About Treatment book by Felicia D. Roberts from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9780195121919
ISBN-10: 0195121910
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 145mm x 16mm)
Pages: 144
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1999
Country of Publication: United States

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Talking About Treatment book by Felicia D. Roberts and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Felicia D. Roberts close
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close