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Language barriers: A challenge for optimal health care abroad?


Kaspar, Heidi (2015). Language barriers: A challenge for optimal health care abroad? International Medical Travel Journal:online.

Abstract

Although it generally doesn’t, health care can go terribly wrong. More than in any other realm, miscommunication in health care can have far-reaching, irreversible consequences. The difficulties mount when patients travel to places where very few people speak their language.

Abstract

Although it generally doesn’t, health care can go terribly wrong. More than in any other realm, miscommunication in health care can have far-reaching, irreversible consequences. The difficulties mount when patients travel to places where very few people speak their language.

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Item Type:Journal Article, not_refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:07 Faculty of Science > Institute of Geography
Dewey Decimal Classification:910 Geography & travel
Language:English
Date:30 January 2015
Deposited On:31 Jan 2020 15:33
Last Modified:07 Apr 2020 07:09
Publisher:Intuition Communication
OA Status:Green
Free access at:Official URL. An embargo period may apply.
Official URL:https://www.imtj.com/articles/language-barriers-challenge-optimal-health-care-abroad/

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