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- The jargon used by doctors.
2007 August 21, Jan Hoffman, “Soldiering On, Home to Home, in a Squeezed Health System”, in New York Times:
- The patient, who lumbers painfully, has a question: She desperately wants a knee replacement, but doesn’t understand why three doctors have rejected her. Ms. Purdie translates doctorspeak.