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Language barriers and professional identity: A qualitative interview study of newly employed international medical doctors and Norwegian colleagues

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Language barriers and professional identity: A qualitative interview study of newly employed international medical doctors and Norwegian colleagues

Abstract: “Objective: To explore how language barriers influence communication and collaboration between newly-employed international medical doctors and Norwegian health personnel. Methods: Interviews were conducted with 16 doctors who had recently started working in Norway and 12 Norwegian born health personnel..."
Citation: Skjeggestad, E., Gerwing, J., & Gulbrandsen, P. (2017). Language barriers and professional identity: A qualitative interview study of newly employed international medical doctors and Norwegian colleagues. Patient Education and Counseling, 100(8), 1466-1472. doi:10.1016/j.pec.2017.03.007

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