Spanish for Medical Personnel / Edition 6 available in Paperback
This manual presents situations and vocabulary that medical personnel encounter in the course of their daily work. Correlated to Basic Spanish Grammar, 6/e, dialogues, personalized questions, grammar exercises, situational role-plays, and realia-based activities introduce and reinforce key medical vocabulary while encouraging students to communicate in Spanish. Supplementary readings on illnesses such as diabetes, cancer, heart disease, and AIDS reflect some of the most urgent concerns of the medical community. The Sixth Edition features up-to-date medical vocabulary, medical notes from a cross-cultural perspective, and practical reference information.
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About the Author
Ana C. Jarvis, a native of Paraguay, was born in Asuncion and attended school in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She received her Ph.D. in Spanish from the University of California, Riverside, in 1973. Dr. Jarvis retired from Chandler-Gilbert Community College after a long and distinguished career. Prior to CGCC, she taught at Mesa Community College; the University of California, Riverside; San Bernardino Valley College; Brigham Young University; and Riverside City College. In addition to authoring numerous Spanish textbooks, she has published several short stories in Spanish. In 1988, she was chosen as "Faculty Member of the Year" at Chandler-Gilbert Community College.
Raquel Lebredo was born in Camaguey, Cuba. She attended school in Havana and later enrolled at the University of Havana, where she received a Ph.D. in Education. She was subsequently employed as an elementary school principal, and taught literature and language at a preparatory school in Havana. She moved to the United States after living in Spain for a period of time. Dr. Lebredo was awarded a Ph.D. in Spanish from the University of California, Riverside. Since then, she has taught Spanish at Claremont Graduate School, Crafton Hills College, the University of Redlands, and California Baptist University, and has authored several Spanish textbooks. In 1985, she was chosen as "Faculty Member of the Year" by the student body at California Baptist University, and in 1991 she received a YWCA "Women of Achievement" award.
Table of Contents
The Human Body Leccion preliminar. Conversaciones breves Leccion 1. En el consultorio Leccion 2. En el hospital Leccion 3. En el consultorio del pediatra (I) Leccion 4. Con el ginecologo Leccion 5. En el consultorio del pediatra (II) Lectura 1. La dieta para diabeticos Repaso: Lecciones 1-5 Leccion 6. Con la dietista Leccion 7. En el Centro de Planificacion Familiar Leccion 8. Un examen fisico Leccion 9. Con el dentista Leccion 10. En la sala de emergencia Lectura 2. El cáncer Repaso: Lecciones 6-10 Leccion 11. Nace un bebe Leccion 12. En el centro medico Leccion 13. En el hospital Leccion 14. En el laboratorio y en la sala de rayos X Leccion 15. Enfermedades venereas Lectura 3. El SIDA Repaso: Lecciones 11-15 Leccion 16. Problemas de la hipertension Leccion 17. En el consultorio del Dr. Gomez, clinico Leccion 18. En la clinica de drogadictos Leccion 19. Consejos utiles Leccion 20. En el consultorio del cardiologo Lectura 4. Sintomas de un ataque al corazon Repaso: Lecciones 16-20 Appendixes. A. Introduction to Spanish Sounds and the Alphabet. B. Verbs. C. English Translations of Dialogues. D. Weights and Measures. E. Answer Key to Vamos a praticar Sections. F. Answer Key to Crucigramas Spanish-English Vocabulary English-Spanish Vocabulary