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MedSpanish: a language tool for the emergency department.

dc.contributor.authorKoff, M D
dc.contributor.authorMcGowan, J J
dc.date.accessioned2020-02-12T12:40:29Z
dc.date.available2020-02-12T12:40:29Z
dc.date.issued2000-02-01
dc.identifier.urihttp://dx.doi.org/Not available
dc.identifier.urihttps://lib.digitalsquare.io/xmlui/handle/123456789/60901
dc.description.abstractLanguage barriers frequently impede the ability of the health care professional to provide the highest quality health care to his or her patients Spanish speaking people are rapidly becoming the largest minority population in the United States In order to facilitate access to appropriate medical care that would not be inhibited by miscommunication or lack of a trained translator the MedSpanish Web Site was developed for use in the Emergency Department The site contains common Spanish vocabularies including translations and audio clips that would be used in such a setting The various sections are formatted so that they could easily become pocket cards rather than relying on the availability of a computer in a medical emergency While MedSpanish is not designed to replace a trained translator it does offer an effective alternative if such translations services are not available
dc.relation.uriProceedings / AMIA ... Annual Symposium. AMIA Symposium
dc.titleMedSpanish: a language tool for the emergency department.en
dcterms.abstractLanguage barriers frequently impede the ability of the health care professional to provide the highest quality health care to his or her patients Spanish speaking people are rapidly becoming the largest minority population in the United States In order to facilitate access to appropriate medical care that would not be inhibited by miscommunication or lack of a trained translator the MedSpanish Web Site was developed for use in the Emergency Department The site contains common Spanish vocabularies including translations and audio clips that would be used in such a setting The various sections are formatted so that they could easily become pocket cards rather than relying on the availability of a computer in a medical emergency While MedSpanish is not designed to replace a trained translator it does offer an effective alternative if such translations services are not available
dcterms.contributorKoff, M D
dcterms.contributorMcGowan, J J
dcterms.identifierhttp://dx.doi.org/Not available
dcterms.relationProceedings / AMIA ... Annual Symposium. AMIA Symposium
dcterms.titleMedSpanish: a language tool for the emergency department.en


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