Trained medical interpreters in a face-to-face clinical setting for patients with low proficiency in the local language
Editorial Group: Cochrane Consumers and Communication Group
Published Online: 28 MAR 2013
Copyright © 2013 The Cochrane Collaboration. Published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
How to Cite
Tsuruta H, Karim D, Sawada T, Mori R. Trained medical interpreters in a face-to-face clinical setting for patients with low proficiency in the local language (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD010421. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010421.
- Publication Status: New
- Published Online: 28 MAR 2013
This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:
To assess the effects of trained medical interpreters in face-to-face clinical settings for patients with low proficiency in the local language on:
- the quality of communication between patient and provider (as a precondition for the utilisation of professional knowledge to provide quality health care);
- the quality of health care, and health outcomes; and
- the cost benefit, cost effectiveness and cost utility of interventions by trained medical interpreters.