How do we ensure that patients receive care in their own languages?

I met Anton* earlier this year, shortly after starting my residency training to become a family physician. A Ukrainian gentleman in his 80s, Anton had been living largely independently with his son, spending his days cooking, cleaning and keeping up with sports on TV. Then, without warning, he had developed vision loss and a severe headache. A CT scan showed a bleed into his brain that couldn’t be surgically removed. My job was to evaluate the progress of his symptoms, monitor his pain and coordinate his plan for discharge with his son. Read More>

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