This book examines interpreter-mediated medical encounters and focuses primarily on the phenomenon of bilingual health care. It highlights the interactive and coordinated nature of interpreter-mediated interactions. This book includes not only interpreters’ perspectives but also the needs and perspectives of providers from various clinical specialties.
While preparing for an interpretation related to medical matters, or if you are translating a medical document, this book can be a helpful resource. Take it with you as a companion! It will be there for you if needed. It will also be at hand during the interpretation, should you need to quickly look up a term. It contains only the most frequently used medical terminology in English and Spanish.
A medical dictionary reengineered for quick reference of highly technical terms! The only interpreter's dictionary that leverages Spanish fluency and language intuition with a functional approach that excludes the bulk of familiar lexicon and adds technical terms found only in voluminous dictionaries.Intuitive Interpreting is a specialized technical medical resource - not an interpreter training guide or manual for health care providers multitasking as interpreters.
A valuable resource for physicians, nurses, hospital technicians, physical therapists, and medical administrators with little or no Spanish-language experience, this book provides you with all the Spanish you need to do your job.
McGraw-Hill Education Complete Medical Spanish helps you communicate effectively with Spanish-speaking patients and improve the quality of the medical care they receive. Each chapter features vocabulary, key phrases, dialogs based on common medical situations, and exercises that reinforce understanding and build confidence.
In this book - the first ever ethnographic study of a bilingual hospital - Claudia Angelelli explores the role of medical interpreters, drawing on data from over 300 medical encounters and interviewing the interpreters themselves about the people for whom they interpret, their challenges, and how they characterize their role.
Thoroughly updated for its Third Edition, this guide will help health care professionals in all clinical settings communicate easily with Spanish-speaking patients. It presents Spanish words, phrases, questions, and instructions that cover signs and symptoms, history-taking, assessment of all body systems, mental health, diagnostic tests, disorders, medications, procedures, surgery, nutrition and diet therapy, medical equipment, and alternative and complementary therapies. Features include a picture dictionary, clear body-system illustrations with labels in both languages, rules of Spanish pronunciation and grammar, and indexes in English and Spanish.
This dictionary provides detailed, reliable information on standard Spanish pronunciation, covering the distinctive words and meanings unique to Central and South America, as well as the Caribbean. The dictionary's features include: *More than 60,000 entries *Complete coverage of Latin-American Spanish usage *Spanish-English and English-Spanish sections *Geographical names and their derivatives *Tables of irregular verbs *Commonly used phrases, weight and measures, and more The Random House Latin-American Spanish Dictionary is perfect for business travelers and students alike.
With more than 190,000 headwords, phrases, and examples, this all-purpose Spanish and English dictionary offers maximum content in a manageable format. Useful features include a section on Spanish and English idioms, verb conjugations, and grammar notes.
The business world has a language all its own. Accounting, finance, banking, real estate, insurance, and other business-related fields have specialized terminology. As more and more English-speaking professionals do business with Spanish-speaking professionals, and vice versa, the ability to speak "business" in both languages is essential.
Communicate more effectively with your Spanish-speaking patients! This pocket-sized guide translates A & P and other healthcare scenarios you encounter everyday into questions that require only "Yes" or "No" responses. From registration through discharge, it's the reference you'll turn to first to deliver high-quality care in any clinical setting.