Medical Spanish Made Incredibly Easy!

Medical Spanish Made Incredibly Easy!

Book - 2009 | 3rd ed
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Baker & Taylor
Translates into Spanish the questions commonly asked when examining the primary body systems, and provides educational phrases to teach patients about major clinical disorders, pain management, medications, and nutrition.

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The third edition of this text offers motivated medical professionals a resource for learning to communicate with their Spanish-speaking patients. The first two chapters provide a crash course on the basics--pronunciation, grammar, everyday words and phrases--for those with no previous experience with the language. The remaining 19 chapters focus on medical topics--assessment and diagnostics, diseases and disorders, and treatments--including tips on cultural elements that affect health care. The third edition includes a new chapter on mental health care, an expanded English-Spanish dictionary in the appendices, and online audio files to help with pronunciation. Includes two subject indexes, one in English and one in Spanish. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (


Thoroughly updated for its Third Edition, this guide will help health care professionals in all clinical settings communicate easily with Spanish-speaking patients. It presents Spanish words, phrases, questions, and instructions that cover signs and symptoms, history-taking, assessment of all body systems, mental health, diagnostic tests, disorders, medications, procedures, surgery, nutrition and diet therapy, medical equipment, and alternative and complementary therapies. Features include a picture dictionary, clear body-system illustrations with labels in both languages, rules of Spanish pronunciation and grammar, and indexes in English and Spanish.

A companion Website offers audio files with correct pronunciations for hundreds of medical terms in English and Spanish, downloadable to a computer or MP3 player.

Publisher: Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2009
Edition: 3rd ed
ISBN: 0781789419 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780781789417 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Branch Call Number: 468.342102 MED 2009
Characteristics: vi, 346 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

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