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Penn Language Link

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1Flores G, Abreu M, Tomany-Korman SC. Limited English proficiency, primary language at home, and disparities in children's health care: how language barriers are measured matters. Public Health Reports. 2005; 120(4): 418-30.

2Jacobs EA, Karavolos K, Rathouz PJ, Ferris TG, & Powell LH. Limited English proficiency and breast and cervical cancer screening in a multiethnic population. American Journal of Public Health. 2005; 95(8): 1410-16.

3Ponce NA, Hays RD, & Cunningham WE. Linguistic disparities in health care access and health status among older adults. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2006; 21: 786-91.

4Wilson E, Chen AH, Grumbach K, Wang F, Fernandez A. Effects of limited English proficiency and physician language on health care comprehension. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2005; 20: 800-6.

5Flores G, Laws MB, Mayo E, Zuckerman B, Abreu M, Medina L, & Hardt EJ. Errors in medical interpretation and their potencial clinical consequences in pediatric encounters. Pediatrics. 2003; 111(1): 6-14.

6Garcia EA, Roy LC, Okada PJ, Perkins SD, & Weibe RA. A comparison of the influence of hospital-trained, ad hoc, and telephone interpreters on perceived satisfaction of limited English-proficient parents presenting to a pediatric emergency department. Pediatric Emergency Care. 2004; 20(6): 373-8.

7Lee LJ, Batal HA, Maselli JH, & Kutner JS. Effect of Spanish interpretation method on patient satisfaction in an urban walk-in clinic. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2002; 17(8): 641-5.

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