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  1. Use of a bilingual medical history questionnaire in the emergency department.

    Article - En anglais

    Study objective

    To demonstrate that a complete and rapid clinical history can be obtained using a self-administered, bilingual questionnaire.


    A post-test experimental design was used to evaluate time spent obtaining the history and information completeness for the two groups.


    Urban county emergency department.


    All patients were non-English-speaking Hispanic women who presented with gynecologic complaints.


    Fifty-five patients completed a history questionnaire in Spanish on a form that displayed their responses in English on the carbon copy.

    In the control group, a history was obtained using a bilingual interpreter.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Dossier médical, Antécédent, Saisie donnée, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Homme, Espagnol, Anglais, Bilingue, Questionnaire, Traducteur

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Medical record, Antecedent, Data acquisition, United States, North America, America, Human, Spanish, English, Bilingual, Questionnaire, Translator

    Logo du centre Notice produite par :
    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0480494

    Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 199406.