referencia y la contrarreferencia con

English translation: reference and cross-reference

Spanish term or phrase:referencia y la contrarreferencia con
English translation:reference and cross-reference
Entered by: Patrice

20:29 Apr 21, 2005
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Medical: Health Care
Spanish term or phrase: referencia y la contrarreferencia con
El trabajo en red: La integración en la red nacional juvenil, consideramos que es uno de los logros mas importantes que hemos tenido en estos últimos cinco años en lo referente a trabajo con jóvenes para el trabajo en políticas en beneficio de la juventud. La referencia y la contrarreferencia con instituciones del Estado o particulares y el intercambio de experiencias entre las ONGs nacionales o internacionales que estamos trabajando con jóvenes.
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5 +2the referral and back-referral system
Muriel Vasconcellos
4reference and cross-reference



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reference and cross-reference


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Local time: 20:21
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the referral and back-referral system

Since your subject is health care, I wanted to share with you that the accepted term in this field is "referral and back-referral." Examples:

... national, regional, sub-regional and local levels, with clear descriptions of
**referral and back-referral systems**. ...

... care and **referral and back-referral**, as well as ongoing epidemiological ...
**the different levels within an effective referral and back-referral system,** ...

... Improve **referral and back-referral mechanisms** for mental health care. The model
developed for Cuamba will then be disseminated to other districts of the ...

... the regular use of structured forms for psychiatric **referral and back-referral,**
and of computerised databases, and better definitions of procedures of ...

... **Referral and back referral of patients** between the primary care centers and
the referral institute is hardly ever practiced. ...

Muriel Vasconcellos
United States
Local time: 20:21
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 234

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agree  Joseph Tein: Hi Muriel! Looking for "manejo de referencia y contrareferencia" tonight. This one makes sense to me.
2384 days
  -> Thanks, Joseph! We used this expression at PAHO all the time. Sometimes I get discouraged about the time I spend on KudoZ.

agree  Jonathan Norris: This seems the clear choice in English. I only clicked to see why in the world "reference and cross-reference" is in the glossary. That might work for a term paper, but not here.
3451 days
  -> Thanks, Jonathan! I've seen 'counter-referral' in English as well, but never 'cross-reference'.
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