Medical English Clear & Simple: A Practice-Based Approach to English for ESL Healthcare Professionals / Edition 1

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Take a better approach to English for ESL health care students and practitioners. This workbook-based method uses a variety of interactive learning techniques to develop their mastery of medical English and their ability to use and understand it in the health care setting. It’s perfect for both self-study and classroom instruction.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803621657
  • Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
  • Publication date: 2/28/2010
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 480
  • Sales rank: 1,386,970
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to American and Canadian Health Care and Cultural Concepts of Health and Wellness

  • Concepts of Health and Wellness

    Professional Caring

    The Drugstore

    Calling the Doctor’s Office

  1. The Musculoskeletal System

  • Anatomy and Physiology

    Body Movement, Posture, Gait, Ambulation, and Position

    Treatment, Interventions, and Assistance

  1. The Cardiovascular System

  • Anatomy and Physiology

    Assessing Function and Failure of the Cardiovascular/Circulatory System

    Treatment, Interventions, and Assistance

  1. The Respiratory System

  • Anatomy and Physiology

    Common Disorders and Diseases of the Respiratory System

    Treatment, Intervention, and Assistance

  1. The Gastrointestinal System

  • Anatomy and Physiology

    Common Complaints of the Gastrointestinal/Digestive System

    Treatments, Interventions, and Assistance: Food Safety and Stomach and Bowel Upset

  1. The Neurological System

  • Anatomy and Physiology

    Common Complaints and Disorders of the Nervous System

    Treatments, Interventions, and Assistance

  1. Wounds and Viral and Bacterial Infections

  • Pathophysiology

    Common Disorders and Diseases

    Treatments, Interventions, and Assistance

  1. Pharmacology and Medication Administration

  • Pharmacology, Pharmacodynamics, and Pharmacokinetics

    Safety and Accuracy in Medication Administration

    Treatments, Interventions, and Assistance

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