10:59 Feb 8, 2012
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German to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general)
German term or phrase: MKF
This appears at the top of a medical letter as Station 54-MKF. I feel sure that the 'MKF' must stand for something.
stephkg (X)
United Kingdom
Local time: 00:14

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2department of internal medicine
Melanie Nassar

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department of internal medicine

MK could be Medizinische Klinik or internal medicine

F could then be Frauen... if there are separate men's and women's wards

It probably doesn't need to be translated though, as an in-house designation.

Of course if the patient is not female, all bets are off.

Not quite guessing, but almost.

Melanie Nassar
United States
Local time: 02:14
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neutral  Harald Moelzer (medical-translator): a very wild guess... and very unlikely; rather a discussion entry than an answer ;-)
4 days
  -> Admittedly somewhat of a long shot, but the ward numbers are often followed by the department, so within the realm of possibility, lacking further context
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