2 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Handbook of Intercultural Discourse and Communication
EditorsChristina Bratt Paulston, Scott F. Kiesling, Elizabeth S. Rangel
Number of pages19
ISBN (Print)9781405162722
Publication statusPublished - 2012


  • Cross-linguistic healthcare interactions
  • Interpreter's role, workplace pressures, ethical dilemmas
  • Linguistic communication over diseases, "collision " of cultures
  • Medical interpreters, their perceptions and beliefs formed
  • Medical interpreting, informal, impromptu settings
  • Medical practitioners and Spanish-speaking volunteer patients
  • Medicine, and role of medical interpreters
  • Participants' construction of reciprocity, meanings interpreted
  • Principles of interpreting, in medical settings
  • Role of interpreter, continuum of visibility

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)
  • Arts and Humanities(all)

Cite this

Angelelli, C. V. (2012). Medicine. In C. Bratt Paulston, S. F. Kiesling, & E. S. Rangel (Eds.), The Handbook of Intercultural Discourse and Communication (pp. 430-448). Wiley. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118247273.ch21