Medical Spanish - 4th Edition - ISBN: 9780750674942, 9781437725124

Medical Spanish

4th Edition

The Instant Survival Guide

Authors: Cynthia Wilber Susan Lister
eBook ISBN: 9781437725124
Paperback ISBN: 9780750674942
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 23rd November 2004
Page Count: 512

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Every English-speaking health professional who works with Spanish-speaking patients will appreciate this handy resource. Two of California's leading Spanish language educators present a wide variety of questions dealing with a full range of health issues -- from medical to administrative, from psychiatric to nutritional, from greetings and social amenities to medical forms. Designed to elicit a 'yes or no' answer, these questions are ideal for users with no knowledge of Spanish. The new 4th Edition offers updated and expanded coverage of mental health and psychiatry, workplace injury and occupational health, AIDS/HIV, child and adult vaccinations, environmental toxins, sun exposure, sports medicine, cancer, and much more.

Key Features

  • Offers a user-friendly organization that makes the right content easy to find quickly.
  • Covers both emergency and routine situations.
  • Includes cultural considerations, highlighting cultural and religious issues that can affect health care.
  • Provides a Glossary of commonly used terms.
  • Presents updated and expanded material on mental health and psychiatry · workplace injury and occupational health · AIDS/HIV · child and adult vaccinations · environmental toxins · sun exposure · sports medicine · cancer · and many other important topics.

Table of Contents




Cultural Notes

A: Emergency Information

B: Medical Information

C: Patient Information

D: Procedures

E: Therapies

F: Offices and Records

G: Equipment and Supplies

H: For Other Medical Personnel

I: Language Necessities


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About the Author

Cynthia Wilber

Affiliations and Expertise

Program Coordinator, Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve Stanford University, Stanford, CA, US; Director of Proyecto Itzaes, Chicxulub Puerto, Yucatan, Mexico

Susan Lister

Affiliations and Expertise

Instructor of Spanish for Health Care Providers, DeAnza College, Cupertino, CA, USA