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Language problems as a barrier to proper health care

Wednesday Internal Medicine video

In this video, Dr Ziegler gives another example of how language problems can create barriers to proper health care.

Have you ever experienced any encounters between patients and health professionals where differences in cultural background or language problems have become an obstacle to the patient’s access to adequate health care? Feel free to share your experiences below.
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