A Fifteen-Year-Old Translator

TitleA Fifteen-Year-Old Translator
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2004
JournalHastings Center Report
Volume34
Issue3
Pagination10-12
PublisherHastings Center
Type of ArticleCase Study
Publication Languageeng
ISSN Number00930334
KeywordsImmigrants , INTERPERSONAL , Medical , TRANSLATING , United
AbstractDiscusses a case study of the significance of language interpretation to hospital ethics in dealing with an Chinese immigrant patient in the U.S. Background on the gap between the culture of medicine and that of the patient; Role of a family member of the patient in providing language assistance; Factors that could contribute to the accurate communication of medical information.
NotesHastings Center ReportAccession Number: 13519530; Levine, Carol 1 Glajchen, Myra 2 Cournos, Francine 3,4; Affiliation: 1: United Hospital Fund, New York 2: Institute for Education and Research in Pain and Palliative Care, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York City 3: Professor of clinical psychiatry, Columbia University 4: Interim director, New York State Psychiatric Institute; Source Info: May/Jun2004, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p10; Subject Term: INTERPERSONAL communication; Subject Term: MEDICAL ethics; Subject Term: IMMIGRANTS; Subject Term: TRANSLATING & interpreting; Subject Term: UNITED States; NAICS/Industry Codes: 541930 Translation and Interpretation Services; Number of Pages: 3p; Document Type: Case Study
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