TITLE

Actions speak louder than words

AUTHOR(S)
Paddock, Michael; O'Neil, Bernadette; Holwell, Andy
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/4/2008, Vol. 337 Issue 7673, p819
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the population of Great Britain who are profoundly deaf and the daily challenges they face when attempting to communicate with health care professionals. The impact the ineffective communication is having on the deaf person's ability to access and receive adequate health care is discussed. The need for interpreters who can sign and are well versed in medical terminology is discussed.
ACCESSION #
34786357

 

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