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Whether in a medical emergency or a routine doctor's visit, it is crucial for medical professionals to communicate effectively with deaf patients. Here at last is an affordable and thorough dictionary of medical terms in American Sign Language, which is needed by the deaf and the medical community alike. Over 1,000 important signs for medical terms, including signs for illnesses, treatments, drugs, and anatomy, are defined in English (to avoid dangerous mix-ups), described with step-by-step instructions for making the sign, and fully illustrated with full-torso drawings in this easy-to-use reference book, the first in a series dedicated to special-interest American Sign Language.
The only affordable medical reference in American Sign Language
Every entry includes full-torso illustrations and clear descriptions of how to make the sign
Includes important medical terms, from anatomy to treatments
Posted December 5, 2009
This book is a comprehensive review for medical signs in ASL. However, with ASL books that have no video component, they are best used as review. The pictures make it hard to learn the signs but definitely help in reviewing them. This book is a must if you want to do medical interpreting or just to have some knowledge in medical signs.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.