This short article in an issue of JAMA addresses the issue of clinicians who are not fluent in the language of their patients working without an interpreter. It provides a practical list of situations where the clinician should be sure to have a skilled interpreter.
JAMA, January 9, 2013—Vol 309, No. 2, from http://jama.jamanetwork.com/
JAMAinterpreter0113.pdf (48.89 KB)