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Linguistic Aspects of Integration of Healthcare in the European Union



Year of publication 2016
Type Article in Proceedings
Conference Perspectives of Language Communication in the European Union (ed. Dominika Tekeliová)
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Law

Field Law sciences
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Description The paper addresses impact of multilingualism in the European Union on integration of healthcare. Trade in pharmaceuticals and medical devices, migration of physicians and nureses, urgent treatment of tourists and intentional medical tourism deserve our attention. Various methods of surrogate communicaton, use of auxiliary languages and systematic translation developed for this purpose. International organizations contribute to related cooperation, addressing also language issues.

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