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LINGUIST List 24.4074

Wed Oct 16 2013

Books: Introduction to Healthcare for Interpreters and Translators: Crezee

Editor for this issue: Justin Petro <justinlinguistlist.org>

Date: 16-Oct-2013
From: Karin Plijnaar <karin.plijnaarbenjamins.nl>
Subject: Introduction to Healthcare for Interpreters and Translators: Crezee
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Title: Introduction to Healthcare for Interpreters and Translators
Published: 2013
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://benjamins.com/catalog/z.181

Author: Ineke H.M. Crezee
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027271501 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 149.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027271501 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 83.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027271501 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 99.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027212054 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 149.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027212054 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 83.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027212054 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 104.94
Paperback: ISBN: 9789027212061 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 30.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9789027212061 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 54.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9789027212061 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 38.16
Abstract:

"Getting information off the internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant.” (Mitchell Kapor, n.d.). Medical concepts and terminology can be very confusing for the uninitiated interpreter or translator. This book will allow interpreters and translators to quickly read up on healthcare settings, familiarizing themselves with anatomy, physiology, medical terminology and frequently encountered conditions, investigations and treatment options. Health translators working on medical reports will be able to find commonly used abbreviations. Those who have been asked to translate health information material into community languages will be able to gain a good basic overview of related background information and crosscultural issues. Those who teach health interpreters or translators will find this book helpful for structuring their curriculum. Information is presented in a consistent, logical and informative manner, intended to support, rather than overwhelm.

Linguistic Field(s): Lexicography
                            Translation

Written In: English (eng)

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http://linguistlist.org/pubs/books/get-book.cfm?BookID=67776


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