Wednesday, May 18, 2005
Spanish For Health Care ProfessionalsI was reding this post from May over at About A Nurse, and I couldn't help but tell her about the book Spanish for Health Care Professionals .
I managed to find my copy at Half Price Books (a used book store chain, you might have one in your area) but I would have to say it is definately worth full price. It reads sort of like a friendly spanish lesson, but teaches you how to say what you want in 'common language' spanish (the words and the pronunciations), rather than trying to make things too difficult. It's also got everything I can imagine to do any sort of medical assessment and history collection, broken down by chapters arranged in each category (i.e. peds, MVA, chest pain, elder care, even how to use the call light and the menu). It's not a huge book, but I can't think of anything I would want to say that isn't covered in it.
Vamos a sacar un poco de sangre de su vena = We're going to draw a little blood from your vein.
Se queda sin aliento despues de hacer un esfuerzo? = Do you get short of breath upon exertion?
Posted by HypnoKitten at 10:49 PM