Category Archives: Medical

Strategies for translating complex texts

How I learnt about diabetes and oxidative stress through experts, networking and corpora. Continue reading

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CPD for medical translators: cardiovascular medicine

The long and the short of it. A 6-month on-line course on cardiovascular medicine. Continue reading

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Guidelines for translating medical reports

Abbreviations, poor handwriting and other practicalities in medical reports Continue reading

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WHO glossary of assisted reproductive technology

A handcrafted English-Spanish alignment of a WHO infertility glossary. Continue reading

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Winter in Madrid

A timely read if you are in Madrid at sub-zero temperatures this January. A riveting read if you are interested in post-civil war Spain and spies. Continue reading

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The funny side of Google Translate in medical communication

A look at what can go wrong when you use Google Translate in medical translations. Continue reading

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EDQM standard terms: New interface and free access

A walk through the tricky EDQM Standard Terms registration process and a look at the new interface. Continue reading

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MedTranslate 2014: a review

A look at some of the best presentations at the 1st International Conference for Medical & Pharma Translation Professionals and a few thoughts on networking Continue reading

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MedTranslate Conference October 2014

News of an international conference for medical & pharmaceutical translators this October. Continue reading

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Translating medical case reports into English: terms, templates and tenses

Some tips on translating case reports from Spanish to English based on experience and findings from a corpus. Continue reading

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