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    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.

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    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.


    Item Type: Article
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): Bilingualism, hospital, history, medical access, ethnic hospitals
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Creative Arts, Culture and Communication
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 07 Feb 2011 15:42
    Last Modified: 09 Aug 2023 12:30


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