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Mitigation of claims in medical research papers: A comparative study of English and Spanish writers

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Carrió Pastor, ML. (2016). Mitigation of claims in medical research papers: A comparative study of English and Spanish writers. Communication and Medicine. 13(3):249-261. http://hdl.handle.net/10251/80668

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Title: Mitigation of claims in medical research papers: A comparative study of English and Spanish writers
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UPV Unit: Universitat Politècnica de València. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería Geodésica, Cartográfica y Topográfica - Escola Tècnica Superior d'Enginyeria Geodèsica, Cartogràfica i Topogràfica
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[EN] This study identifies variation in the use of mitigation devices in medical written English between authors with English as their first language and those with Spanish as their first language. A corpus of 30 medical ...[+]
Subjects: Epistemic markers , Medical English , Mitigation , Modal markers , Variation
Copyrigths: Reserva de todos los derechos
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Communication and Medicine. (issn: 1612-1783 ) (eissn: 1613-3625 )
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De Gruyter
Description: Since its inception in 2004, Communication & Medicine has been consistently interrogating the `black box’ of what is routinely characterised as `the communicative turn’ in healthcare practice in clinical and public health domains. It is now firmly established as a leading forum for these critical debates
Type: Artículo

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