Medical Translations News

Medical translation leaves no room for error. Indeed, a simple mistake in translation can have devastating consequences. Faced with such challenges, Alphatrad UK entrusts your medical and pharmaceutical documents (medical notes, reports, prescriptions, medical sheets, certificates, or translations relating to Covid-19...) to specialist translators with expertise in the health sector. You can therefore be confident that your final document will be faultless and has been translated with the highest degree of accuracy.


Pharmaceutical translations in a pandemic
Pharmaceutical translation, as its name suggests, specialises in the conversion of documents related to medicines, pharmacological studies, technical manuals, etc., from one language to another.
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Medical translation presents specific challenges and requires highly targeted skills on the part of the translator. This is especially true for translations of medical notes. These handwritten documents alone represent a major challenge for translators, hence the importance of using a specialised professional who is familiar with this type of service.  
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The Covid-19 epidemic provides opportunities for e-commerce and the stationery trade
The spring of 2020 brought the Covid-19 to Europe and with it a new normality to everyday life, which has also had a lasting effect on consumer behaviour. From the moment the first restrictions were brought in, there has been a major trend towards online shopping and retailers and service providers will have to adapt to the new trend in the long term. The closure of local stores during the lockdown had immediate consequences for the retail trade, because when customers stayed away, sales fell away and previous business models stopped working overnight.
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Translations of information about Coronavirus / COVID-19
Covid-19 (Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2; coronavirus disease 2019) is a virus that first appeared in China in 2019. The virus belongs to the strain of coronaviruses, which usually infect certain mammals or birds and normally only cause mild colds in humans. However, viruses can change (mutate) and adapt to new conditions. In the case of normal influenza viruses, experts are always assessing future mutations and developing vaccines before the start of the new influenza season to combat the most likely changes.
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Medical Transcription Services
Over the last 10 years, the NHS has looked to outsource a number of previously in-house departments and services. One of these has been the creation of documents regarding patient notes from audio transcriptions.
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Translations in Medicine
Medical errors are partly due to inadequate translations. A hospital report shows that in 2011, some 4,000 cases of malpractice were committed in German hospitals and medical practices, although not all were the fault of the doctor. Part of this error is due to incorrectly translated medical records and reports. According to one American study, 1,500 of 30,000 examined medication errors were ascribed to ambiguous abbreviations.
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