RUDN Journal of Engineering Researches. Федеральное государственное автономное образовательное учреждение высшего образования Российский университет дружбы народов (РУДН). Vol. 21. 2020. P. 281-289
The article deals with the issues of effective verbal communication in medical discourse with professional tactics and slang as principal conditions. In the light of empathy is the role of humour is identified as conducive to establishing «specialist–nonspesialist» confidential relations within medical discourse. It is stressed, that humorous components participate in slang's word-formation, which has its own benefits.