Ethical issues for medical tourism: Providing hospital documents in the local language

Also, certain medical tourism facilities only provide documents in their own regional language, leaving the foreign patient confused. These facilities are likely to lack translation services and have no concept of cultural competency. You should certainly avoid hospitals or clinics such as these as it is necessary to ensure the presence of an interpreter to ensure that you can understand all the legal formalities properly. Violations of ethics also entail providing insufficient legal documents to the patient (such as malpractice laws and consent forms), which leads to a lack of information for the medical tourist. 

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