Legal Aspects of Medical Interpreting and its Specific Features within PSI domain

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The article examines characteristic features of medical interpreting as a specific field of professional activity within the framework of Public Service Interpreting as well as legal implications PSI provision. The article also considers specificity of interpreter-assisted doctor-patient communication, criteria of its effectiveness as well as the impact of institutional context on communicative goals and social identities of the participants.

L Yu Vasilenko

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

Email: laravas@list.ru
The Department of Foreign Languages Faculty of Law

O K Titova

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

Email: Shetkina_olga@bk.ru
The Department of Foreign Languages Faculty of Law

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