Clinical Interaction in Context

- A Sociological Observational Study of Naturally Occurring Primary Care Consultations

Publications

A. Modes of interaction

(1) Lian OS, Nettleton S, Wifstad Å and Dowrick C (2021) Modes of interaction in naturally occurring medical encounters with general practitioners: The ´One in a Million´ study. Qualitative Health Research 31(6): 1129-1143. https://doi.org/10.1177/1049732321993790.

(2) Lian OS, Nettleton S, Grange H and Dowrick C (2023) "It feels like my metabolism has shut down". Negotiating interactional roles and epistemic positions in a primary care consultation. Health Expectations 26(1): 366-375. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/hex.13666.

B. Risk and uncertainty

(3) Lian OS, Nettleton S, Wifstad Å and Dowrick C (2021) Negotiating uncertainty in clinical encounters: A narrative exploration of naturally occurring primary care consultations. Social Science & Medicine 291 (114467). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2021.114467.

(4) Lian OS, Nettleton S, Grange H and Dowrick C (2023) ‘I’d best take out life insurance, then.’ Conceptualisations of risk and uncertainty in primary care consultations, and implications for shared decision-making. Health, Risk & Society, https://doi.org/10.1080/13698575.2023.2197780 (in press)

C. Patient agency

(5) Lian OS, Nettleton S, Grange H and Dowrick C (2022) “I’m not the doctor; I’m just the patient”: Patient agency and shared decision-making in naturally occurring primary care consultations. Patient Education and Counceling 105(7): 1996-2004. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2021.10.031.

(6) Lian OS, Nettleton S, Grange H and Dowrick C (2023) Negotiating treatment options: functions and implications of patients´ interactional practice (work in progress)