Fewer errors when hospital EDs use interpreters, study says

04/19/2012 | Reuters

Errors that could have "clinical consequences" were about twice as likely to occur in hospital emergency departments that did not use interpreters or employed amateur translators, according to a study in the Annals of Emergency Medicine. Researchers said errors were least likely if interpreters had a minimum of 100 hours of training.

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