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Medical translation or medical interpreting? What is the difference?
You will probably have heard people talking about medical translation and medical interpreting, but you might not know what the terms actually mean. Don't worry! We are here to clear the matter up. Clinics and hospitals use the services of both medical translators and medical interpreters. The difference between the two lies in the type of communication involved.
How can language affect the pharmaceutical business?
All businesses understand the importance of using precise language and accurate document translations. Nevertheless, in the pharmaceutical industry a translation error can not only delay and complicate research and production, it can actually prove harmful to patients or subjects.
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Medical documents you may need to translate
A medical translation is a type of scientific-technical translation. This type of translation is one of the most in demand and relates to various field of knowledge, such as mathematics, physics, engineering and computer translations.
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Four requirements for the perfect medical translator
Medical translators are specialist professional translators with an essential role: translating medical content for health professionals or patients. In both cases, the job is very demanding and requires many skills such as accuracy and confidentiality, in addition to the four shown below.
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How medical translation can help during COVID-19
Covid-19 (Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2) is a virus that first appeared in China in 2019. The virus belongs to the family of coronaviruses which mainly affect certain mammals or birds and normally only cause mild colds in humans. However, viruses can change (mutate) and adapt to new circumstances. Experts try to predict mutations in the normal flu viruses and begin to develop vaccines before the new flu season that protect against the most likely changes. So how can medical translation help during this pandemic?
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The importance of medical translation around the world
As the world shrinks thanks to developments in technology and greater availability of low cost travel options, the world is as small as it has ever been. Within the healthcare and medical industry, this shrinking has created a number of opportunities for people to now receive medical care and treatment in other countries.