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Medical Translation Articles

Creating a Safe Space for Foreign Language Therapy

Creating a Safe Space for Foreign Language Therapy

Foreign language interpreters can be a blessing in trauma therapy situations where children, immigrants, or other non-natives are at a disadvantage by not knowing the therapist’s first language. However, interpreters who do not understand psychotherapy or their role can inadvertently step on the process. Here’s what to watch out for when using interpreters for therapy.

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Back Translations, Their Rationale and Value

Back Translations, Their Rationale and Value

For medical and pharmaceutical clients, back translations are necessary facts of life; they are absolute requirements for most clinical research documents that must be translated into other languages. But for experienced professional translators and editors who work in this area, back translations seem a wrongheaded way to approach accuracy and faithfulness to the source document. What is the right way to go?

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