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Getting the “Gist” of a Medical Conversation is NOT Enough!

Through the fault of none-or perhaps the fault of many- non-English speakers in the United States often experience miscommunication regarding their health care. To improve services to these patients, it's important to engage in a deeper discussion to understand each patient and to address their health from a linguistic and cultural point of view.   Linguistics   For the purposes of this post, let's focus on Spanish-speaking patients. According to 2011 estimates fro… [Read More]
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