Manual of English for the Overseas Doctor


  • Joy Parkinson, BA, Author and Lecturer, London, UK

Here's the latest edition of the very practical book for overseas doctors. This book helps to familiarize doctors with the colloquial English language spoken in their clinical work. This unique text is fully updated, including new case histories, new phrasal verbs, sample letters that include new relevant issues such as audit and trust-hospital organization, and new social changes and the language implications for doctors.
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Book information

  • Published: October 1998
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-06136-3

Table of Contents

The Structure of the National Health Service. The Organisation of a Hospital. Postgraduate Medical Training and Registration. Letter Writing. Communication Skills for Medicine. Medical Abbreviations. Descriptive Language of Systems Review. Colloquial English. Phrasal Verbs. Idioms. Language of Drug Culture.