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Wear and repair: an osteoarthritis knee story using healthy linguistics

This is an exploration of the possible impact of the linguistic elements behind a person’s experience of osteoarthritis. In essence, we’re looking at how healthcare providers can use language to provide a more positive, memorable and truthful story.

I have presented examples like this at recent conferences and participants often ask for a copy. So here is a rather didactic patient interaction, with an analysis to follow.

– David

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  1. Anita Erens

    Very useful to hear your thinking behind the explanation. But since when does Septemebr have 40 days!!

    1. davidbutler0noi

      Ha! Just checking on whether you were listening Anita!

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