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Commentary 3. ‘Quality of life to the end’

Ellen Barton
Published Online: 2007-08-22 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/CAM.2007.014

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Ellen Barton

Ellen Barton is a Professor in the Linguistics Program at Wayne State University (Detroit, MI). Her research interests in medical communication include end-of-life discussions, recruitment to clinical research, the discourse of specialty medical encounters, and, most recently, the emergence of ethical principles and deliberation in situated interactions like those above. Her work appears in the journals Communication & Medicine, Qualitative Health Research, the Journal of Applied Linguistics and TEXT.


*Address for correspondence: Linguistics Program, Department of English, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA.


Published Online: 2007-08-22

Published in Print: 2007-05-29


Citation Information: Communication, Volume 4, Issue 1, Pages 121–123, ISSN (Online) 1613-4087, ISSN (Print) 0341-2059, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/CAM.2007.014.

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