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Pocket Idiot's Guide to Spanish for Health Care Professionals (Pocket Idiot's Guide)

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For health workers serving a growing community.

 

Today, when one in four babies born in the U.S. is Hispanic, it is essential that every hospital administrator, nurse, EMT, and doctor have a working knowledge of Spanish. Chapters include vocabulary, phrases, and pronunciation for everything from insurance forms to mental health to prenatal care, with additional sections on dentistry and optometry.

 

•Essential reference for doctors, nurses, EMTs, nursing home staff, home caregivers, volunteers, hospice nurses, and administrators

•Perfect size for a lab coat pocket

•Author is an experienced linguist with experience in teaching health care-related Spanish courses

 

Synopsis:

This essential reference is designed for United States health workers servinga growing Hispanic community.

About the Author

Professor Richard P. Castillo has taught Spanish to decades of students at College of San Mateo, including specialized courses for firefighting, law enforcement, county government services, emergency medical treatment,on-site hospital medical services, nursing recertification, and dementia care.

 

K.D. Sullivan is the founder and CEO of Creative Solutions Editorial. She speaks and trains nationally on producing error-free business communications, and is the author of Go Ahead…Proof It! (Barron’s, 1996). With Dr. Ann Longknife, she is also the author of The Art of Styling Sentences (Barron’s, 2002).

Table of Contents

The Pocket Idiots Guide&Trade; to Spanish for Health care Professionals 1. Spanish form the Ground Up

2. Communication Basics

3. When the Patient Arrives

4. Taking the Medical History

5. They Physical Exam

6. Diagnostic Tests and Procedures

7. The Diagnosis

8. Treatment

9. Hospitalization and Surgery

10. Home Health Care Nursing

11. OB/GYN

12. Emergencies

13. Mental Health

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781592572700
Author:
Castillo, Professor Richard P.
Publisher:
Alpha Books
Author:
Castillo, Richard P.
Author:
Sullivan, K. D.
Subject:
Dictionaries & Terminology
Subject:
Spanish
Subject:
Foreign Languages - Spanish
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Series:
Pocket Idiot's Guide
Publication Date:
20041031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
7.36x4.34x.76 in. .50 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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