Handbook of Research on Medical Interpreting

Handbook of Research on Medical Interpreting

Noted as an IGI Global Core Reference Title in Medicine & Healthcare for 2019.

Izabel E.T. de V. Souza (Osaka University, Japan) and Effrossyni (Effie) Fragkou (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece)
Release Date: December, 2019|Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 511
ISBN13: 9781522593089|ISBN10: 152259308X|EISBN13: 9781522593096|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-9308-9


Providing efficient and safe healthcare services is tenuous even at the best of times. Hospital staff who must also circumnavigate language barriers are placed in problematic, perhaps disastrous, situations if they have not received the proper training.

The Handbook of Research on Medical Interpreting is a compendium of essential reference material discussing the educational, ethical, pedagogical, and specialized aspects of medical interpreting. Featuring research on topics such as patient care, competent healthcare, and specialized training, this book is ideally designed for hospital staff, healthcare administrators, medical specialists, professional interpreters, industry professionals, academicians, researchers, and students seeking coverage on a new, international perspective to the medical sciences.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Competent Healthcare
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Intercultural Mediation
  • Medical Education
  • Mental Health
  • Patient Care
  • Patient Safety
  • Sight Translation
  • Specialized Training
  • Violence Victims

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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