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Conversational Spanish for Health Professionals, 3rd Edition

  • Rochelle K. Kelz, PhD Mott Community College, Flint, Michigan
  • ISBN-10: 0827367759  |  ISBN-13: 9780827367753
  • 384 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 1989
  • © 1999 | Published
  • List Price = $ 172.95
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About

Overview

This new edition is an invaluable aid for health professionals who will need to communicate quickly and effectively with Spanish-speaking patients and their families. It emphasizes the differences among written, formal, and academic Spanish and casual, everyday, and at times, regional Spanish. A comprehensive pronunciation guide is included and provides quick reference for all Spanish sounds and their governing rules. Alphabetized Spanish-English and English-Spanish vocabulary lists provide quick reference to terms.

Features and Benefits

  • comprehensive pronunciation guide provides quick reference for all Spanish sounds and in the governing rules
  • expanded coverage of medical specialities, such as dentistry and opthamology
  • alphabetized Spanish-English and English-Spanish vocabulary lists provide quick reference to terms
  • regional terminology as well as standard Spanish allows health professionals to understand a broader range of individuals

Table of Contents

Pronunciation. Essential Grammar. Common Expressions. Numerical Expressions. Anatomic and Physiologic Vocabulary. Conversations for Medical and Paramedical Personnel. Conversations for Administrative Personnel. Authorizations and Signatures. Crucial Vocabulary for Medical Personnel. Appendices.

What's New

  • addition of more practical review exercises
  • expanded and updated content on certain problem areas including drug abuse, alcoholism, AIDS, diabetes, and teenage pregnancy

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Rochelle K. Kelz, PhD

Professor of Languages and Education