Bilingualism in the world of health and illness
Gilman, Sander L. (2008) Bilingualism in the world of health and illness. Journal of Medical Humanities 29 (3), pp. 137-146. ISSN 1041-3545.
The movement of peoples across linguistic boundaries means the existence of individuals who speak, to a greater or lesser extent, more than one language. How such individuals have in the past and can in the present serve as mediators within the health care system is described and the need for closer attention to such resources stressed.
|Keyword(s) / Subject(s):||Bilingualism, hospital, history, medical access, ethnic hospitals|
|School:||Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Arts > English and Humanities|
|Date Deposited:||07 Feb 2011 15:42|
|Last Modified:||17 Apr 2013 12:18|
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