You need to take x-rays but the patient does not speak your language?
Imagine: It is 3 o'clock in the morning. No way of getting a human interpreter at this time. Postponing the examination is unfortunately not an option.
Your Arabic speaking patient does not understand your instructions and the resulting pictures are a mess. Your radiologist is not happy and has already ordered several re-takes.
You really wish somebody had prepared a list with translations for such a scenario...
Discover 'Do say: X-ray!'
'Do say: X-ray!' is a online translation service for radiographers & radiologists. It is free and available 24/7.Go to translations
Translations are available in 42 languages, many with audio playback. Choose from 90 radiology phrases that cover most common situations and examinations.
Why use 'Do say: X-ray'?
Communicating in their native language enables patients to better understand and to follow your instructions more precisely.
Advantages are obvious:
- Avoid misunderstandings
- Improve picture quality
- Reduce amount of re-takes
- Lower radiation exposition
- Save time
- Increase patient happiness
'Do say' is a non-profit project that is free to use. Everything you see and hear on this page was done by enthusiastic volunteers.
For those who would like to use the 'Do say' translation tool without internet connection, a downloadable version is available.