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Translation and medicine

Author: Henry Fischbach
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins, [1998]
Series: American Translators Association scholarly monograph series, v. 10.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Addresses several broad aspects of medical translation, from the cultural/historic framework of the language of medicine to pragmatic considerations of register and terminology.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Fischbach
ISBN: 9789027231857 9027231850 9781556196294 1556196296
OCLC Number: 40845963
Description: 194 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Section 1: Historical and cultural aspects of medical translation. Breaking the Greco-Roman mold in medical writing : the many languages of 20th century medicine / Leon McMorrow ; A contribution to the history of medical translation in Japan / Henri Van Hoof ; Some thoughts on the Spanish language in medicine / Jack Segura ; The language of medicine : a comparative ministudy in English and French / Henry Van Hoof --
Section 2: The medial translator in training. Who makes a better medical translator : the medically knowledgeable linguist or the linguistically knowledgeable medical professional? a physician's perspective / Marla O'Neill, MD ; Training in medical translation with emphasis on German / Hannelore Lee-Jahnke ; Student assessment by medical specialists / Mariá Gonzaĺez Davies --
Section 3: The medical translator at work. The pragmatics of medical translation : a strategy for cooperative advantage / Barbara Reeves-Ellington ; Translating and formatting medical texts for patients with low literacy skills / Verońica Albin ; Right in the middle of it all : the US National Institutes of Health Translation Unit --
an interview with unit head, Ted Crump / Sally Robertson ; On-line medical terminology / Clove Lynch.
Series Title: American Translators Association scholarly monograph series, v. 10.
Responsibility: edited by Henry Fischbach.

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