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Overview

*****[five stars]


"The most useful medical Spanish book ever written ... It's a gift from heaven."


—Online reader review of the prior edition




Medical Spanish


Fourth Edition


GAIL L. BONGIOVANNI, MD



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.



Now in its fourth edition, this valuable resource helps you simplify the process of communication with the following features:


• 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




THIS GUIDE GIVES YOU QUESTIONS and FULL VOCABULARIES FOR TALKING WITH PATIENTS ABOUT:



Complete Medical History • Full Physical Examination • Social and Occupational Information • Insurance and Economic Information • Urinary Tract • Endocrine System • HematologicSystem • Musculoskeletal System • Nervous System • Gastrointestinal System • Convulsions and Headaches • Laboratory Examination • AIDS and HIV • Prescription Instructions • Past Use of Medicines • Common Side Effects • Storage of Medicine • Instructions for the Diabetic • Pregnancy and Delivery History • Birth • Contraception of All Types • Physical and Sexual Abuse and Rape • Poisoning and Intoxicants • Geriatric Evaluation • Psychiatric Evaluation • High-Tech Tests • And Much More

"...ideal for medical and health-related personnel treating Spanish-speaking patients."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071442008
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 5/6/2005
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 267,465
  • Product dimensions: 5.58 (w) x 10.88 (h) x 0.58 (d)

Meet the Author

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 Surgeons. Served as Director of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy at University of Cincinnati. Serves on the medical staffs of Jewish Hospital and Christ Hospital and holds privileges at Bethesda Hospital, Clermont Mercy Hospital, Mercy Anderson Hospital, and Children's Hospital.

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 How to use this book 1
Ch. 2 Grammar and pronunciation 7
Ch. 3 Social, economic and patient privacy information 12
Ch. 4 Past medical history 21
Ch. 5 Chief complaint or review of systems 30
Ch. 6 Instructions for the physical examination 65
Ch. 7 General treatment, testing and follow-up 76
Ch. 8 Medical therapy and patient instructions 90
Ch. 9 Contraception and patient instruction 105
Ch. 10 Pregnancy and delivery 119
Ch. 11 Physical and sexual abuse and rape 128
Ch. 12 Poisoning and patient instructions 133
Ch. 13 AIDS and patient instructions 138
Ch. 14 Geriatric evaluation 144
Ch. 15 The psychiatric interview 161
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