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Influence of language barriers on outcomes of hospital care for general medicine inpatients.

Karliner LS, Kim SE, Meltzer DO, et al. Influence of language barriers on outcomes of hospital care for general medicine inpatients. J Hosp Med. 2010;5(5):276-82. doi:10.1002/jhm.658.

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July 7, 2010
Karliner LS, Kim SE, Meltzer DO, et al. J Hosp Med. 2010;5(5):276-82.
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This study revealed that non–English-speaking patients—particularly Chinese and Spanish speakers—had a higher risk of 30-day readmission than patients who spoke English as their primary language.

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Karliner LS, Kim SE, Meltzer DO, et al. Influence of language barriers on outcomes of hospital care for general medicine inpatients. J Hosp Med. 2010;5(5):276-82. doi:10.1002/jhm.658.

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