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West, Candace. 1983. 'Ask me no questions...': An analysis of queries and replies in physician-patient dialogues. In Fisher, Sue and Alexandra Dundas Todd, eds. The social organization of doctor-patient communication. Center for Applied Linguistics. pp. 75–106.
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W. provides an explicit empirical comparison of the initiation of questions and answers beween patients and family physicians during routine visits to the doctor.