Developing multilingual prescription instructions for patients with limited English proficiency

Stacy Cooper Bailey, Romana Hasnain-Wynia, Alice Hm Chen, Urmimala Sarkar, Alisu Schoua-Glusberg, Lee A. Lindquist, Dean Schillinger, Michael S. Wolf

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Abstract

This article describes the development of a set of patient-centered prescription medication instructions and their translation into Chinese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese. Challenges and lessons learned from this process are reported to inform future efforts to develop easy-to-understand, multilingual materials for use in health care settings.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)81-87
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of health care for the poor and underserved
Volume23
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2012

Keywords

  • Cross-cultural
  • Medication
  • Prescription
  • Translation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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