Impact of professional interpreters on outcomes of hospitalized children from migrant and refugee families with low English proficiency: a systematic review protocol.
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Review question/objective: The overall objective is to identify, critically appraise and synthesize evidence on the impact of professional interpreters on outcomes for hospitalized children (aged 0-18 years) from migrant and refugee families with low English proficiency. More specifically, does the intervention of the use of a professional interpreter for migrant and refugee families with low English proficiency impact on:
* Children's hospital length of stay, unplanned readmission rates and non-attendance rates at clinic appointments?
* Child and/or parent satisfaction with care in hospital?
* Adherence to treatment, medication errors and adverse events relating to the child in hospital?
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