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Raddawi, Rana. 2006. A web-based bilingual communication process to facilitate patient-healthcare provider dialog in UAE and US hospitals. In Darwish, Ali, ed. Interpreting: competence and accountability in cross-cultural communication. Special issue of Translation Watch Quarterly 2 (2)
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This paper presents a project based on a web communication process (software) which aims at facilitating dialogue between English speaking healthcare providers and non-English speaking patients taking as case study the United Arab Emirates and United States Hospitals. In addition to the researcher’s involvement as principal investigator in the translation and technical application processes, a team of doctors, nurses and linguists are also taking part in this project.
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