Vicent Montalt's Medical Translation Step by Step: Learning by Drafting PDF

By Vicent Montalt

ISBN-10: 1900650835

ISBN-13: 9781900650830

Information at the translation industry constantly establish medication as a tremendous thematic zone so far as quantity or translation is anxious. Vicent Montalt and Maria Gonzalez Davis, either skilled translator running shoes at Spanish universities, clarify the fundamentals of clinical translation and methods of training and studying the way to translate scientific texts.
Medical Translation step-by-step presents a pedagogical method of scientific translation in keeping with learner and learning-centred educating projects, revolving round interplay: pair and team paintings to hold out the projects and routines to perform the issues coated. those contain paintings on declarative and operative wisdom of either translation and scientific texts and favour an technique that takes under consideration either the method and made from translations. ranging from a vast verbal exchange framework, the booklet follows a top-down method of clinical translation: verbal exchange → genres → texts → phrases and different devices of specialised wisdom. it's definitely centred in that it doesn't insist on blunders research, yet fairly on methods of writing strong translations and empowering either scholars and teachers.
The textual content can be utilized as a direction publication for college students in face-to-face studying, but in addition in distance and combined studying occasions. it's going to even be precious for lecturers as a source publication, or a middle publication to be complemented with different fabrics.

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Hence the critical importance of accuracy and validity of information. Another equally important ethical value in medical translation practice is confidentiality. Medical translators must respect the privacy of patient histories, informed consents, drug development documentation, and medical patents among other genres. Finally medical translators should promote understanding, respect and empathy towards disabled people, towards patients’ different sensitivities as far as their diseases are concerned, and towards different cultural views on health and disease.

Es> — both at the Universitat Jaume I — from whom I have received useful feedback with regard to the practice and research of medical translation. Last but not least I wish to thank my family -especially my mother Maria Amparo and my father Vicent-, Merxe and my friends for their unconditional support. Vicent Montalt Universitat Jaume I I would like to thank Dr Josep Enric Boada whose inspiration, help and love for the world of medicine have been crucial in my career. A special mention goes to all those medical practitioners I have met along the years who understand the work of medical translators and are always willing to give up part of their time to help us improve our work.

It can be used as an accessible introduction to the subject for self-study, or by teachers as a resource book or as a course book that can be complemented with other materials. It is positively focused in that it does not insist on error analysis, but rather on ways of writing good translations and empowering both experts and novices. Each chapter includes tasks and a section in which a selection of recommended further reading references can be found. The section “Further tasks” at the end of each chapter and the self-study exercises in each chapter are suggestions and starting points that can be adapted to different environments.

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