In an ever changing world of mixed cultures and languages, our ability to communicate has become an even greater challenge?
How prepared is your hospital to support a non-verbal or foreign language speaking patient that presents in your Emergency Department?
What will world travellers do when they visit foreign lands and find themselves in need of medical care?
With the rise of medical tourism, there are assumptions that there will be sufficient translators onsite, are you willing to take that risk?
There is an assumption that English is spoken globally, and that maybe true, but how successful will the Russian speaking patient be at a Brazil hospital where Portuguese is the native tongue?
Will there be readily available translators that speak Hindi, Polish or Japanese at a hospital in Maui, Anchorage, Dubai or Barcelona?
Helping patients in a timely manner can be the difference between life and death, when seconds count and there is no room for errors or mistakes.
Whether there is a language barrier, lack of available translators, or patients suffering from various handicaps impacting their ability to speak, "Patient Care Without Borders" can support the conversation.
If you, a family member, or loved-one suffers from speech impairment due to conditions such as stroke or traumatic brain injury, or travelling the world outside of your native tongue, be sure to order your copy today!
A percentage of all sales will be donated to support global charitable healthcare organizations to promote wellness, access to medical care and patient support programs.