Medical Spanish, Fourth Edition

Paperback | May 27, 2005

byGail Bongiovanni

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You don't need to master Spanish to treat your Spanish-speaking patients with confidence and expertise

With no prior knowledge of Spanish, and this book at your fingertips, you can confidently conduct patient medical history interviews, perform physical examinations, and give medical instructions to Spanish-speaking patients.

Carefully constructed to elicit one-word "yes" or "no" answers, Medical Spanish empowers you to obtain, and give, the information you need, without struggling to understand an unfamiliar language or risking errors due to miscommunication.

  • Easy-to-use "Yes" or "No" question-and-answer format
  • Clear pronunciation, grammar, and spelling guidance
  • NEW chapter on physical and sexual abuse and rape
  • Expanded coverage of patient privacy, informed consent, and HIPPA confidentiality
  • Expanded and updated coverage of breast feeding, birth control, and HIV
  • Common terms and verbs

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You don't need to master Spanish to treat your Spanish-speaking patients with confidence and expertiseWith no prior knowledge of Spanish, and this book at your fingertips, you can confidently conduct patient medical history interviews, perform physical examinations, and give medical instructions to Spanish-speaking patients.Carefully c...

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*****[five stars]"The most useful medical Spanish book ever written ... It's a gift from heaven."—Online reader review of the prior editionMedical SpanishFourth EditionGAIL L. BONGIOVANNI, MDWith no prior knowledge of Spanish, and this book at your fingertips, you can confidently conduct patient medical history interviews, perform phys...

Gail L. Bongiovanni, MD, is in private practice in Cincinnati, Ohio.Dr. Bongiovanni has an undergraduate degree from Smith College; MD from Case Western University; internship and residency in internal medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital; fellowship in gastroenterology at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeon...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 8.4 × 5.5 × 0.56 inPublished:May 27, 2005Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071442006

ISBN - 13:9780071442008

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Table of Contents

Medical Spanish, 4/e

Chapter 1How to Use This Book

Chapter 2Grammar and Pronunciation

Chapter 3Social, Economic, and Patient Privacy Information

Chapter 4Past Medical History

Chapter 5Chief Complaint or Review of Systems

Chapter 6Instructions for the Physical Examination

Chapter 7General Treatment, Testing, and Follow-Up

Chapter 8Medical Therapy and Patient Instructions

Chapter 9Contraception and Patient Instruction

Chapter 10Pregnancy and Delivery

Chapter 11 Physical and Sexual Abuse

Chapter 12Poisoning and Patient Instructions

Chapter 13AIDS and Patient Instruction

Chapter 14Geriatric Evaluation

Chapter 15The Psychiatric Interview