A literature review of the critical elements in translation theory

Image J Nurs Sch. Summer 1994;26(2):113-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1547-5069.1994.tb00928.x.


A review of some of the classic literature on translation is provided. The work of Brislin is detailed as a foundation for testing the translation equivalence of quantitative measures. Selected recent studies are presented that describe variations in the translation process.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Bias
  • Cross-Cultural Comparison*
  • Humans
  • Nursing Research / methods*
  • Reproducibility of Results
  • Transcultural Nursing
  • Translating*