Study looks at use of language services among pediatricians

07/10/2013 | Reuters

The proportion of U.S. pediatricians using professional interpreters in communicating with patients with limited English proficiency increased from 50% to 56% between 2004 and 2010, a study in the journal Pediatrics showed. Although most pediatricians reported enlisting the help of a bilingual family member, their numbers dropped from 70% to 57%.

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