Linguistic analysis of verbal and non-verbal communication in the operating room.

@article{Moore2010LinguisticAO,
  title={Linguistic analysis of verbal and non-verbal communication in the operating room.},
  author={Alison Moore and David Butt and Jodie Ellis-Clarke and J. A. Cartmill},
  journal={ANZ journal of surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={80 12},
  pages={925-9}
}
Surgery can be a triumph of co-operation, the procedure evolving as a result of joint action between multiple participants. The communication that mediates the joint action of surgery is conveyed by verbal but particularly by non-verbal signals. Competing priorities superimposed by surgical learning must also be negotiated within this context and this paper draws on techniques of systemic functional linguistics to observe and analyse the flow of information during such a phase of surgery. 
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