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ERIC Number: EJ181736
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1978
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ESL in Medicine: A Matter of Life and Death
van Naerssen, Margaret M.
TESOL Quarterly, 12, 2, 193-203, Jun 78
Most physicians new to the U.S. are ill-equipped to assume their role alongside their American counterparts. They often lack necessary English proficiency; many lack basic medical concepts and skills; almost all are unfamiliar with professional routines and interpersonal relations in the U.S. The results are potentially dangerous for the patient and the physician. (Author/RM)
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