"Multilingualism" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The ability to speak, read, or write several languages or many languages with some facility. Bilingualism is the most common form. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Multilingualism" by people in Profiles.
Recruitment of Hispanics into an observational study of chronic kidney disease: the Hispanic Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort Study experience. Contemp Clin Trials. 2012 Nov; 33(6):1238-44.
The association between care experiences and parent ratings of care for different racial, ethnic, and language groups in a Medicaid population. Health Serv Res. 2011 Jun; 46(3):821-39.
The predictors of patient-physician race and ethnic concordance: a medical facility fixed-effects approach. Health Serv Res. 2010 Jun; 45(3):792-805.
LUCHAR: using computer technology to battle heart disease among Latinos. Am J Public Health. 2010 Feb; 100(2):272-5.
Japanese-English language equivalence of the Cognitive Abilities Screening Instrument among Japanese-Americans. Int Psychogeriatr. 2009 Feb; 21(1):129-37.
Health-related characteristics and preferred methods of receiving health education according to dominant language among Latinos aged 25 to 64 in a large Northern California health plan. BMC Public Health. 2008 Sep 09; 8:305.
An English-language clinic-based literacy program is effective for a multilingual population. Pediatrics. 2002 May; 109(5):E76-6.