Language barriers fall at Vancouver hospital

Kent, Heather
October 1997
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/01/97, Vol. 157 Issue 7, p864
Academic Journal
Reports on a training program for volunteer language translators at the St. Paul's Hospital in Vancouver, British Columbia. The language most in demand being Cantonese, followed by Gujarati, an Indian dialect, and Vietnamese; The hemodialysis unit making greatest use of interpreters.


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