Rhetorical Analysis Of The Patient Medical Form

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The patient medical form, as a genre primarily used for information gathering and record keeping, is structured in such a way that it allows the reader the necessary information concerning the patient’s past medical history, as well as any other relevant or current information that would aid the physician in constructing diagnosis and treatment. This is another example of the rhetoric appeal for the genre. The audience of the genre, the patient when filling out the form, gets a sense of a __________ due the genre’s writing structure and rhetor. The rhetor utilizes basic vocabulary so that even an average person, even illiterate in the field of medicine is well aware about what is being asked. A patient medical form is divided into multiple

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