Spanish Terminology for the Eyecare Team


  • Brian Chou, OD, Private Practice, Carmel Mountain Vision Care, San Diego, CA, USA

Convenient and pocket-sized, this unique eyecare resource helps improve communication and patient care in every office that serves Spanish-speaking patients. It mimics how each member of the eyecare team interacts with patients, aiding clinicians and office workers in formulating explanations, instructions, and questions in Spanish. A companion audio CD-ROM provides the English-to-Spanish translation of every phrase in the book.
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Book information

  • Published: October 2005
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-7562-8

Table of Contents

1. Pronunciation
2. Salutations
3. Communicating and Courtesy
4. Taking a History
5. Visual Acuity
6. Ocular Neurology
7. Directing Gaze for Cover Test, Retinoscopy, Slit Lamp, and Fundoscopy
8. Stereoacuity
9. Color Vision (Pseudoisochromatic and D-15)
10. Positioning the Patient for Keratometry, Corneal Topography, Slit Lamp, Refraction, Binocular Indirect Ophthalmoscopy, and Drop Instillation
11. Visual Fields
12. Retinoscopy
13. Refraction, Binocular Humphriss
14. Near Testing with NRA/PRA, Binocular Cross-Cylinder, and Free-Space Trial
15. Goldmann Tonometry
16. Gonioscopy and Contact Lens Fundoscopy
17. Dilation Drops
18. Binocular Indirect Ophthalmoscopy
19. Special Ophthalmic Procedures
20. Ophthalmic Dispensary
21. Working with Children
22. Basic Explanations
23. Explanations for Specific Conditions
24. Office Administration
25. Informal Expressions
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