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English to Polish
Polish to English
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Piotr Turski
Medical Doctor, 20 years in translation

Lodz, Lodzkie, Poland
Local time: 02:06 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: Polish 
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Transcription
Expertise
Specializes in:
Medical (general)Medical: Health Care
Medical: PharmaceuticalsNutrition

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 451, Questions answered: 163, Questions asked: 107
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, PayPal
Glossaries Medicine, Nutrition, Science
Experience Years of translation experience: 26. Registered at ProZ.com: Nov 2001.
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Software Adobe Acrobat, Lingotek, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, SDLX Lite, Powerpoint, Wordfast
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Bio
Preferred translation area: clinical medicine and pharmaceuticalspreventive medicine, health education, alternative medicine, psychologyReviewing, editing and proofreading experience

Polish medical doctorFreelance translator since 1994
Recent translating experience:
Amendments of Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC) for a Swiss pharmaceutical companyMedical web site content for a British clientBack translation of drug labels for an American agencyEMEA scientific conclusions & grounds for amendment of SPC (antipsychotic), EPAR summary for the public (antidiabetic drug) for a British agencyHospitalization reports (into English) for American and Dutch agenciesBrochures for clinical study participants (cancer treatment) for American and British agenciesInformed consent form (vaccine) for an American agencyPrompts of a clinical trial randomizing service for an American agencyVarious translations for Polish agencies: fact sheet and clinical article abstract (selective immunosuppressant agent), psychiatric scales and manuals of their administration, article on cytomegalovirus in transplant recipients, drug characteristics (laxative), report on COX-2 inhibitors, patient information about diabetes, product questionnaire for dentistsPopular texts for a health education magazine: cardiovascular problems, cancer, women’s health, health psychology, nutrition, medical breakthroughs
Other translations
Articles for medical professional and popular journalsWebsite pages, presentations, Internet news service, informed consent forms, information leaflets, patient guides, films, psychotherapy textsClinical articles (erectile dysfunction; drug therapy in psychiatry and bowel diseases); drug characteristics (hyperthyroidism), various reports, drug marketing concepts, brochures and fact sheets for doctors (neuroplasticity, Alzheimer’s disease), clinical trial protocols (cancer therapy, seasonal allergic rhinoconjunctivitis, study recruitment), patient information (growth hormone, pharyngitis, cancer therapy), news and press releases (drug counterfeit, product packaging and distribution), highlights from a symposium on urology, patient information (bowel & prostate cancer, herpes), presentation on occupational skin diseases, news on intravascular ultrasound (for various translation agencies)Health education: osteoarthritis, heart disease, hypertension, acne, bowel diseases, diabetes, X syndrome, inflammation, rare diseases diagnosis, cosmetic surgery, dietary supplementation, etc.
BOOKS
Medicine:The Merck Manual of Geriatrics, chapters "Rehabilitation" and "Falls and gait disorders"
Rajendra Sharma; The Element Family Encyclopedia of Health, introduction and chapter "Adult"
Paul Martin; The Sickening Mind
Edward Shorter; History of PsychiatryPsychology/Philosophy/Sociology:Danah Zohar, Ian Marshall; SQ - Spiritual Intelligence
Richard Brodie; Virus of the MindGeography/Biology/Culture/History:The Wonders of the World
Michael Gelb; How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci
Carlos Castaneda; The Power of Silence
Psychology/Self-improvement:John-Roger, Peter McWilliams; Do It!
Bobbe Sommer, Mark Falstein; Psychocybernetics 2000
Reviewing, editing and proofreading projects
Cultural consulting of a urology patient questionnaireSummary of Product Characteristics (directly for a pharmaceutical company)Clinical article on microalbuminuriaDepression questionnaireEMEA European Public Assessment Reports (immunosuppressant; antiviral drug)Patient information on valve replacementMarket research questionnaire for physiciansPet food informationPatient information leaflet and labeling (anti-diabetic drug)Instructions for use (hip prosthesis components)Summary of product characteristicsProtocol of a clinical study screening callInformation for use (various surgical materials), SPC, patient information leafletInstructions, manuals (medical devices), SPCs

Degrees:MD (1988), Medical University of Lodz, PolandMedical specialization: Rehabilitation (1995)
Employment:Freelance translator, 1994-presentPrivate practice in physical medicine & rehabilitation, 1997-2000Physician, a state rehabilitation clinic, 1988-1996
Equipment:PC, printer, scanner, mobile phoneADSL modem (permanent connection to the Internet)
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