Don’t take this as medical advice, I’m just saying: I carry a small tube of superglue in my interpreter kit that I use only to seal small cuts on my hands.
Accept that sometimes neither client WANTS to understand the other.
Time to admit to yourself and your higher power that you have found at least one primary care doctor, dentist, or lawyer through an interpreting appointment.
VRS Interpreters: Hearing caller says “Hello,” and… QUICK the Deaf caller either responded, “THAT’S MY LAST JOINT” or “THAT’S THE LAST STRAW”… Make your choice-GO!
(No, seriously that’s the whole Rule)
Interpreting! When else can a sane man look a doctor in the eyes and say “I’m having pain in my ovaries.”