Tagarchief: medical domain

Argumentation in the medical domain

Theme 4 Argumentation in the medical domain


Project 1: Institutional constraints on doctor-patient argumentation (Francisca Snoeck Henkemans) 

Topic and scope This research focuses on giving a characterization of the institutional constraints that influence doctors’ and patients’ strategic maneuvering in the medical encounter. The role of argumentation in the communication between expert (doctor) and non- expert (patient) is investigated.
Duration 2012-2020
Research question What is the role of argumentation in doctor-patient communication and how is the argumentation influenced by the prevailing institutional constraints.
Method Qualitative analysis
Researchers Francisca Snoeck Henkemans and Jean Wagemans
Funding Faculty of Humanities (UvA)