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Medical Spanish The Instant Survival Guide

ISBN-10: 0750695978

ISBN-13: 9780750695978

Edition: 3rd 1995

Authors: Cynthia J. Wilber, Susan Lister

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List price: $51.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 7/12/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 9.25" wide x 5.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.342

Prefacep. xiii
Introductionp. xv
Cultural Notesp. xvii
Rights of Patientsp. xviii
Emergency Informationp. 1
On-site Emergenciesp. 2
Police Emergenciesp. 3
Domestic Violencep. 4
Automobile Accidentsp. 4
Drug-related Emergenciesp. 5
Paramedicsp. 5
Level of Consciousnessp. 5
Basic Emergency Admission Questionsp. 7
Emergency Roomp. 8
Administrationp. 8
Assessmentp. 9
Injuriesp. 12
Unconscious Patientp. 14
Rape/Sexual Assaultp. 15
Child Abusep. 16
Pediatricsp. 19
Parents, Family, Patientsp. 20
Poison Controlp. 21
What to Do in Case of Poisoningp. 21
Toxic Exposure/Toxins in the Workplacep. 21
Medical Informationp. 23
Health Questionnairep. 26
History of Illnessp. 27
Family Historyp. 28
Social Historyp. 29
Educationp. 30
Systemic Reviewp. 31
AIDSp. 38
HIV Testingp. 40
Consent Form: HIV Blood Testp. 41
Common Questions and Answersp. 42
HIV and Babiesp. 47
Diseases Associated with AIDSp. 47
Tuberculosis and AIDSp. 51
Anatomy (Terminology)p. 52
Anesthesiap. 60
Spinal Anesthesiap. 61
Anesthesia for Obstetrics/Gynecologyp. 62
Arthritisp. 63
Back Pain or Problemsp. 64
Burn Unitp. 67
Burn Garments for Childrenp. 68
Cancerp. 69
Breast Cancerp. 69
Lung Cancerp. 71
Colorectal Cancerp. 72
Prostate Cancerp. 73
Cervical Cancerp. 73
Leukemiap. 74
Cancer: The Seven Signs of Dangerp. 74
Cardiologyp. 75
For Adultsp. 75
Pediatric Cardiologyp. 76
Heart Attack: Useful Phrasesp. 77
Cardiac Surgeryp. 78
Common Medical Problems (Terminology)p. 80
Dermatologyp. 88
Evaluation Questionsp. 88
Psoriasisp. 90
Sun Protectionp. 92
Skin (Terminology)p. 93
Diabetesp. 94
Drugsp. 95
Generalp. 95
Drug Slang/Terminologyp. 96
Ears, Nose, and Throatp. 98
Earsp. 98
Nosep. 98
Mouth and Throatp. 99
Endocrinologyp. 99
Family Planningp. 100
Contraceptivesp. 101
Vasectomyp. 102
Tubal Ligation (Sterilization of Woman)p. 103
Terminologyp. 103
Gastrointestinalp. 106
Colostomyp. 108
Genitourinaryp. 110
Infectionp. 110
Obstructionp. 112
Tumorp. 112
Stonesp. 113
Incontinence (Leaking)p. 113
Neurogenicp. 113
Cystoscopyp. 114
Headaches/Headp. 116
Medicationsp. 118
Terminologyp. 118
Instructionsp. 121
Drug Labelsp. 123
Prescriptions for Those Who Cannot Readp. 124
Side Effectsp. 126
Nephrologyp. 127
Dialysisp. 127
Dialysis (Terminology)p. 128
Neurologyp. 130
Mental Statusp. 133
Cranial Nervesp. 134
Electroencephalogramp. 138
EMG Examinationp. 138
Spinal Tapp. 140
Pedicatric Outpatients: Electroencephalographic (EEG) Labp. 141
Adult Outpatients: EEG Labp. 142
Nuclear Medicinep. 144
Generalp. 144
Questions for Female Patientsp. 145
Bone Scanningp. 145
Liver-Spleen Scanningp. 146
Thyroid Scanningp. 147
Obesityp. 148
What Is Obesity?p. 148
Pediatric Obesityp. 151
Obstetrics and Gynecologyp. 154
Prenatal Record/Reproductive Historyp. 154
Early Pregnancyp. 162
Danger Signs during Pregnancyp. 162
Labor and Deliveryp. 163
Postpartump. 165
Gynecologyp. 166
Pelvic Examp. 167
Ophthalmologyp. 168
Orthopedicsp. 170
Hand Splintp. 171
Pediatricsp. 172
Pediatric Equipment Listp. 172
History Formp. 174
Postpartum Breastfeeding Questions and Instructionsp. 185
Illness in Infantsp. 186
Pediatric Lead Poisoningp. 186
Phrases to Converse (Talk) with Childrenp. 188
Vocabularyp. 189
Developmental Milestonesp. 190
Psychiatryp. 194
Current Mental Statusp. 194
Depressionp. 195
Behavior Changesp. 195
Substance Usep. 196
Family Psychiatric
Historyp. 196
Medical Problemsp. 197
Finance and Insurancep. 198
Living Situationp. 198
Significant Othersp. 199
Patient Intakep. 199
Pulmonary (Respiratory)p. 200
Tuberculosisp. 201
Radiologyp. 202
Ultrasoundp. 203
Body CTp. 205
Head CTp. 210
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)p. 214
Thermographyp. 216
Anatomic Terminology Especially for Radiologyp. 217
Intravenous Pyelogramp. 218
Rehabilitation Assessmentp. 218
Ambulation Historyp. 218
Transfer Historyp. 219
Dressing Historyp. 219
Eating Historyp. 219
Personal Hygiene Historyp. 220
Diseases Relative to Rehabilitationp. 220
Mobilityp. 220
Bowel Carep. 221
Bladder Carep. 221
Spinal Cord Injury Specific Issuesp. 222
General Rehabilitationp. 223
Rehabilitation Equipmentp. 223
Sex Workers/Prostitutesp. 223
Female Prostitutep. 223
Male Prostitutep. 225
Sexually Transmitted Diseasesp. 226
Surgeryp. 228
General Medical Surgical Nursingp. 228
Preoperativep. 228
Postoperativep. 230
Useful Phrasesp. 231
Patient Informationp. 233
Back Painp. 235
Things That Will Helpp. 235
What You Must or Must Not Dop. 236
How to Stop Severe Bleedingp. 237
Breastfeeding Instructionsp. 238
Burns: Care at Homep. 239
Bathingp. 240
Medicationp. 241
Clothingp. 241
General Considerationsp. 242
Cast Care Instructionsp. 242
Catheterizationp. 244
Chagas Diseasep. 246
First Aid for Chokingp. 247
Chronic Constipationp. 248
Cutaneous Leishmaniasisp. 249
D&C Aftercare Instructionsp. 250
Dengue Feverp. 251
Diabetesp. 252
ID Cardp. 252
Instructions for Self-Administration of Insulinp. 253
Warning Signs of Hypoglycemiap. 253
Mexican-American Diabetic Dietp. 255
Diarrhea: Treating Your Childp. 259
Douchingp. 263
What Is a Douche?p. 263
How Is It Prepared?p. 263
Correct Way to Take a Douchep. 263
Emergency Medical Assistance: How to Seekp. 264
Emergency Telephone Numbersp. 265
Enema Instructionsp. 266
Eye Injury Instructionsp. 267
Farmworkers and Pesticide Exposurep. 268
Instructions for a Fecal Samplep. 269
What to Do for a Fever (High)p. 271
Instructions to Reduce Feversp. 273
Folk Remedies and Alternative Medicinep. 274
Hanta Virusp. 275
Head Injury Observation Sheetp. 276
Head Licep. 277
Method of Controlp. 278
Rememberp. 278
Lyme Diseasep. 279
What Is Lyme Disease?p. 279
Mold and Mold Allergiesp. 280
Outpatient Anethesia/Surgery Instructionsp. 281
Poisoningp. 283
Psoriasisp. 283
Use of Anthralinp. 283
Scabies and Pediculosis Treatment Instructionsp. 284
Sodium Diet: 2-3 Gramsp. 286
General Recommendationsp. 288
Sample Meal Planp. 288
Care of Sprainsp. 289
"Stuffy Nose" Protocol for Infantsp. 290
Suppository Insertion: Vaginalp. 291
Instructionsp. 291
Suture (Stitches) Carep. 293
How to Take a Child's Temperaturep. 294
Important Instructionsp. 294
Urine Collector (Midstream) with Protective Collarp. 296
Instructions for Use (Female)p. 296
Instructions for Use (Male)p. 297
Vaccinesp. 298
Flu Vaccinep. 298
Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine (PPV)p. 299
West Nile Virusp. 300
Proceduresp. 301
Amniocentesisp. 302
Laboratory Proceduresp. 303
Patient Check-inp. 303
Preliminary Questions and Requestsp. 303
Specimen Collectionp. 304
Test/Procedures Vocabularyp. 308
Therapiesp. 311
Occupational Therapyp. 312
Physical Therapyp. 313
Rehabilitation Physical Therapyp. 314
Neuromuscular Examp. 315
Radiation Therapyp. 316
Respiratory Therapyp. 317
Generalp. 317
Intermittent Positive Pressure Breathingp. 318
Maximum Inspiratory Flow Ratep. 319
Maximum Expiratory Flow Ratep. 320
Vital Capacity Maneuverp. 320
Intubation and Mechanical Ventilationp. 320
Manual Resuscitation, Suction, and Lavagep. 321
Speech Therapy: Preschool Speech Questionnairep. 322
Offices and Recordsp. 330
Admissions Deskp. 331
Medical Officep. 333
Medical Recordsp. 334
Industrial Medical Recordp. 336
Report of Injury to Employeep. 342
Equipment and Suppliesp. 345
General Hospital Equipment and Suppliesp. 346
Medical, Laboratory, and Procedural Suppliesp. 349
Physical and Occupational Therapy Equipmentp. 352
For Other Medical Personnelp. 355
Aides and Homemaker Servicep. 356
Dietitianp. 356
Bases Excess-Intravenous Pyelogram (BE-IVP) or Excretory Urogram Test Dietp. 360
Motor Meal Test Dietp. 361
No Added Salt Dietp. 362
Liquid Dietsp. 366
Coronary Care Unit (CCU) Dietp. 368
Bland Dietp. 369
Low-residue Dietp. 369
Food Vocabularyp. 371
Nutritional Problems and Diseasesp. 378
Hospicep. 378
Hospital Volunteersp. 379
Medical Social Workersp. 380
Generalp. 380
Case Managersp. 384
Switchboardp. 385
Visiting Nursesp. 387
General Hospital Vocabularyp. 389
Determining the Patient's Needsp. 389
Talking to the Patient's Familyp. 390
Obtaining Informationp. 391
Fluid Intake/Outtakep. 393
Useful Phrases for the Nursing Supervisorp. 395
Language Necessitiesp. 397
The Alphabetp. 399
Names of Lettersp. 399
Spellingp. 399
Pronunciationp. 400
Accentuationp. 407
Diphthongsp. 408
Syllabificationp. 409
Days of the Weekp. 410
Monthsp. 410
Colorsp. 411
A Brief Overview of Spanish Grammarp. 411
Nounsp. 411
Adjectivesp. 413
Possessionp. 415
Personal Ap. 416
Pronounsp. 416
The Verbs To Bep. 418
Verb Tensesp. 420
Spanish Verbs and Some of Their Tensesp. 421
Stem-Changing Verbsp. 425
Irregular Past Participlesp. 431
Commandsp. 432
Impersonal Verbsp. 433
Hacerp. 433
Por and Parap. 434
Numbersp. 435
Cardinalsp. 435
Ordinalsp. 436
Interrogativesp. 437
Titlesp. 437
Family Members (Relatives)p. 438
Medical Personnelp. 438
Greetings and Social Amenitiesp. 439
Completionsp. 440
Weights and Measuresp. 441
Linear Measurep. 441
Liquid Measurep. 442
Weightsp. 442
Centigrade vs. Fahrenheitp. 442
Expressions of Timep. 443
Time on the Clockp. 445
Useful Words and Phrasesp. 446
Key Commandsp. 447
Familiar Commands (Irregular)p. 449
Clothingp. 449
Jewelry and Other Personal Articlesp. 450
Some Key Commands Using Articles of Clothing and Jewelryp. 451
Locationsp. 452
Glossary of Termsp. 453
Spanish to Englishp. 453
English to Spanishp. 457
Indexp. 461
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