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Language barriers affect parents' participation in neonatal care

A warm smile and a caring hand on the shoulder are not enough to overcome the language barriers that can arise between parents and healthcare professionals in neonatal care when the parents have not mastered the Swedish language. ...

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Interpreter services critical for emergency care

(HealthDay)—Emergency department interpreters are vital to quality care, according to an article published in the October issue of the Annals of Emergency Medicine.

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Dial-an-interpreter can help docs get patients' consent

There is healthy reasoning in installing bedside interpreter-phone systems in hospitals so that patients can be connected to professional interpreters around the clock. It helps bridge the language barrier that often exists ...

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