Letters Google Translate in medical communication

Communicating effectively with patients and relatives

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h319 (Published 20 January 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h319
  1. Peter English, public health physician1
  1. 1Epsom, UK
  1. petermbenglish{at}gmail.com

Patil and Davies evaluated the accuracy of Google Translate in medical communication.1 It would have helped if the phrases had been translated into non-jargon English before using Google Translate. Of course, if you use …

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