E-mail: moc. We included studies if they met the following criteria: 1 focus on issues or areas of concern as they relate to cultural and language differences; 2 focus on barriers in quality of care of the health workforce in Saudi Arabia; and 3 studies carried out with different designs and method of analysis - case-control studies or cross-sectional studies and review studies.
A transmitter. A quality score was applied to each study using these guidelines. Instances in which patients identified themselves as reasonably proficient in English, but were not, have been reported, and a Joint Commission study found physicians and hospital staff who believed themselves to be sufficiently proficient in another language, but were not.
This, incidentally, is the vision of the Washington Patient Safety Coalition. This connection between language and safety highlighted for them the challenges of providing care to LEP persons.
There are many contributing factors. Effective communication relies on being aware of nonverbal aspects of interactions with others.