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Title Translation and medicine / edited by Henry Fischbach.
Imprint Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins, [1998]

Series American Translators Association scholarly monograph series, 0890-4111 ; v. 10
American Translators Association scholarly monograph series ; v. 10.
Subject Medicine -- Translating.
Translators -- Training of.
Alt Name Fischbach, Henry.
Description 1 online resource (194 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Section 1: Historical and cultural aspects of medical translation. Breaking the Greco-Roman mold in medical writing : the many languages of 20th century medicine / Leon McMorrow ; A contribution to the history of medical translation in Japan / Henri Van Hoof ; Some thoughts on the Spanish language in medicine / Jack Segura ; The language of medicine : a comparative ministudy in English and French / Henry Van Hoof -- Section 2: The medial translator in training. Who makes a better medical translator : the medically knowledgeable linguist or the linguistically knowledgeable medical professional? a physician's perspective / Marla O'Neill, MD ; Training in medical translation with emphasis on German / Hannelore Lee-Jahnke ; Student assessment by medical specialists / Mariá Gonzaĺez Davies -- Section 3: The medical translator at work. The pragmatics of medical translation : a strategy for cooperative advantage / Barbara Reeves-Ellington ; Translating and formatting medical texts for patients with low literacy skills / Verońica Albin ; Right in the middle of it all : the US National Institutes of Health Translation Unit -- an interview with unit head, Ted Crump / Sally Robertson ; On-line medical terminology / Clove Lynch.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789027283269 (electronic bk.)
9027283265 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 742367528
Additional Format Print version: Translation and medicine. Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins, [1998] 9789027231857 (OCoLC)40845963

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