The Pocket Idiot's Guide To Spanish For Health Care Professionals by Richard P. CastilloThe Pocket Idiot's Guide To Spanish For Health Care Professionals by Richard P. Castillo

The Pocket Idiot's Guide To Spanish For Health Care Professionals

byRichard P. Castillo, K.D. Sullivan

Paperback | October 5, 2004

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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

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 ...
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Title:The Pocket Idiot's Guide To Spanish For Health Care ProfessionalsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 7.38 × 4.19 × 0.71 inPublished:October 5, 2004Publisher:DKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1592572707

ISBN - 13:9781592572700

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Table of Contents

The Pocket Idiots Guide&Trade; to Spanish for Health care Professionals1. 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