Communication and information barriers to health assistance for deaf patients.

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In Brazil, recent regulations require changes in private and public health systems to make special services available to deaf patients. In the present article, the researchers analyze the perceptions of 25 sign language-using patients regarding this assistance. The researchers found communication difficulties between these patients and health services staff… (More)

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@article{Pereira2010CommunicationAI, title={Communication and information barriers to health assistance for deaf patients.}, author={Patr{\'i}cia Cristina Andrade Pereira and Paulo Ant{\^o}nio de Carvalho Fortes}, journal={American annals of the deaf}, year={2010}, volume={155 1}, pages={31-7} }