Spanish and the Medical Interview

A Textbook for Clinically Relevant Medical Spanish

Author: Pilar Ortega

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323371140

Category: Medical

Page: 489

View: 8918

Focusing on communication needs in real-world clinical situations, Dr. Pilar Ortega's updated edition of this practical text helps you address today's growing demand for Spanish-speaking physicians and healthcare workers. This pocket-sized resource provides basic Spanish skills, sample interview questions, relevant cultural information, and more, in addition to online videos of physician-patient interactions, interactive self-assessment tools, and clinical vignettes. You'll findexactly what you need to develop better physician-patient communication skills, increase your cultural competence, and make better clinical decisions in your practice. Understand the nuts and bolts of better communication through Spanish grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, sample interview questions, and helpful interview techniques. Pocket size allows for quick reference in an easily accessible format. Improve your skills with new and expanded content including more practice exercises for self-assessment, information on cultural issues, grammar tips and practice, complex clinical scenarios, and how to best use interpreters in your practice. Stay up to date with new chapters on pediatric health; common procedures and informed consent; the physician's impression and plan; diabetes medication; travel history and special exposures; adult immunization history; exercise and adult health safety screening; and specialized physical examination. Gauge and hone your doctor-patient communication skills with interactive self-assessment tools and practice exercises. Watch video of real-time physician-patient exchanges (with English and Spanish subtitles), complete interactive practice exercises, and learn from clinical vignettes-all online at Student Consult. eBook version included! Access the entire book online or offline across all devices with the Student Consult eBook.
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The Medical Interview

The Three Function Approach

Author: Steven A. Cole,Julian Bird

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323279716

Category: Medical

Page: 336

View: 597

The Medical Interview by Drs. Steven A. Cole and Julian Bird equips you to communicate effectively with your patients so you can provide optimal care! This best-selling, widely adopted resource presents a practical, systematic approach to honing your basic interviewing skills and managing common challenging communicating situations. Its Three-Function Approach – "Build the Relationship," "Assess and Understand," and Collaborative Management" offers straightforward tasks, behaviors, and skills that can be easily mastered, making this an ideal learning tool for beginners and a valuable reference for experienced healthcare professionals. Effectively meet a full range of communication challenges including language and cultural barriers, sexual issues, elderly patients, breaking bad news, and non-adherence.
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Español Médico Y Sociedad

Un Libro Para Estudiantes de Español en El Tercer Año de Estudios

Author: Alicia Giralt

Publisher: Universal-Publishers

ISBN: 1612331130

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 330

View: 466

This innovative textbook fulfills the needs of upper-division Spanish students who are pursuing degrees in the health professions, plan to become medical interpreters or just want to improve their proficiency in the language. It provides multiple opportunities to learn vocabulary related to the medical field, reviews hard-to-understand grammatical concepts, describes health-related cultural competence and presents opportunities to discuss issues of concern about the health of Hispanic communities in the US and abroad.
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Spanish and the Medical Interview

A Textbook for Clinically Relevant Medical Spanish

Author: Pilar Ortega

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323371566

Category: Medical

Page: 216

View: 6589

Focusing on communication needs in real-world clinical situations, Dr. Pilar Ortega’s updated edition of this practical text helps you address today’s growing demand for Spanish-speaking physicians and healthcare workers. This resource provides basic Spanish skills, sample interview questions, relevant cultural information, and more, in addition to online videos of physician-patient interactions, interactive self-assessment tools, and clinical vignettes. You’ll find exactly what you need to develop better physician-patient communication skills, increase your cultural competence, and make better clinical decisions in your practice. Understand the nuts and bolts of better communication through Spanish grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, sample interview questions, and helpful interview techniques. Improve your skills with new and expanded content including more practice exercises for self-assessment, information on cultural issues, grammar tips and practice, complex clinical scenarios, and how to best use interpreters in your practice. Stay up to date with new chapters on pediatric health; common procedures and informed consent; the physician’s impression and plan; diabetes medication; travel history and special exposures; adult immunization history; exercise and adult health safety screening; and specialized physical examination. Gauge and hone your doctor-patient communication skills with interactive self-assessment tools and practice exercises. Watch video of real-time physician-patient exchanges (with English and Spanish subtitles), complete interactive practice exercises, and learn from clinical vignettes—all online at Student Consult.
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Where to Start and What to Ask: An Assessment Handbook

Author: Susan Lukas

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393707016

Category: Psychology

Page: 200

View: 2149

A "sink or swim" philosophy frequently prevails in mental health settings today. As a life raft for beginners and their supervisors, Where to Start and What to Ask provides all the necessary tools for garnering information from clients. Lukas also offers a framework for thinking about that information and formulating a thorough assessment. This indispensable book helps therapeutic neophytes organize their approach to the initial phase of treatment and navigate even rough clinical waters with competence and assurance.
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Spanish for Health Care Professionals

Author: William C. Harvey

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1438068506

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 344

View: 6423

This book is designed to help doctors, nurses, and medical assistants communicate in Spanish with Latino patients and their families who have little or no command of English. Fully updated text includes the addition of vocabulary for informing families about patients' medical care or death; instructing patients on how to navigate online forms; a sample disclosure and consent form in both Spanish and English; and a new section on working with medical interpreters. Every Spanish word in the book is followed by its phonetic pronunciation. The book also provides easy-to-follow tips on understanding colloquial spoken Spanish. Author William Harvey concentrates on words and phrases likely to be used in a medical setting. True-to-life dialogues dramatize situations pertaining to pregnancy, broken bones, pediatric care, heart and lung diseases, pharmacy prescriptions, and much more.
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Psychiatric Interviewing E-Book

The Art of Understanding: A Practical Guide for Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Counselors, Social Workers, Nurses, and Other Mental Health Professionals

Author: Shawn Christopher Shea

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 143773782X

Category: Medical

Page: 752

View: 6121

With time at a premium, today's clinicians must rapidly engage their patients while gathering an imposingly large amount of critical information. These clinicians appropriately worry that the "person" beneath the diagnoses will be lost in the shuffle of time constraints, data gathering, and the creation of the electronic health record. Psychiatric Interviewing: The Art of Understanding: A Practical Guide for Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Counselors, Social Workers, Nurses, and other Mental Health Professionals, 3rd Edition tackles these problems head-on, providing flexible and practical solutions for gathering critical information while always attending to the concerns and unique needs of the patient. Within the text, Dr. Shea deftly integrates interviewing techniques from a variety of professional disciplines from psychiatry to clinical psychology, social work, and counseling providing a broad scope of theoretical foundation. Written in the same refreshing, informal writing style that made the first two editions best sellers, the text provides a compelling introduction to all of the core interviewing skills from conveying empathy, effectively utilizing open-ended questions, and forging a powerful therapeutic alliance to sensitively structuring the interview while understanding nonverbal communication at a sophisticated level. Updated to the DSM-5, the text also illustrates how to arrive at a differential diagnosis in a humanistic, caring fashion with the patient treated as a person, not just another case. Whether the reader is a psychiatric resident or a graduate student in clinical psychology, social work, counseling or psychiatric nursing, the updated third edition is designed to prepare the trainee to function effectively in the hectic worlds of community mental health centers, inpatient units, emergency rooms, and university counseling centers. To do so, the pages are filled with sample questions and examples of interviewing dialogue that bring to life methods for sensitively exploring difficult topics such as domestic violence, drug abuse, incest, antisocial behavior, and taking a sexual history as well as performing complex processes such as the mental status. The expanded chapter on suicide assessment includes an introduction to the internationally acclaimed interviewing strategy for uncovering suicidal ideation, the Chronological Assessment of Suicide Events (CASE Approach). Dr. Shea, the creator of the CASE Approach, then illustrates its techniques in a compelling video demonstrating its effective use in an interview involving a complex presentation of suicidal planning and intent .A key aspect of this text is its unique appeal to both novice and experienced clinicians. It is designed to grow with the reader as they progress through their graduate training, while providing a reference that the reader will pull off the shelf many times in their subsequent career as a mental health professional. Perhaps the most unique aspect in this regard is the addition of five complete chapters on Advanced and Specialized Interviewing (which comprise Part IV of the book) which appear as bonus chapters in the accompanying e-book without any additional cost to the reader. With over 310 pages, this web-based bonus section provides the reader with essentially two books for the price of one, acquiring not only the expanded core textbook but a set of independent monographs on specialized skill sets that the reader and/or faculty can add to their curriculum as they deem fit.
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The Latino Patient

A Cultural Guide for Health Care Providers

Author: Nilda Chong

Publisher: Nicholas Brealey

ISBN: 1941176100

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 256

View: 1906

This book is an in-depth exploration of Latino diversity with relevant cultural values, practices, and effective communication strategies.
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Advancing Medicine with Food and Nutrients, Second Edition

Author: Ingrid Kohlstadt

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439887748

Category: Medical

Page: 910

View: 2117

Food and nutrients are the original medicine and the shoulders on which modern medicine stands. But in recent decades, food and medicine have taken divergent paths and the natural healing properties of food have been diminished in the wake of modern technical progress. With contributions from highly regarded experts who work on the frontlines of disease management, the bestselling first edition of Advancing Medicine with Food and Nutrients, Food and Nutrients in Disease Management effectively brought food back into the clinical arena, helping physicians put food and nutrients back on the prescription pad. Board-certified in General Preventive Medicine, Ingrid Kohlstadt, MD, MPH has been elected a Fellow of the American College of Nutrition and a Fellow of the American College of Preventive Medicine. Guided by Dr. Kohlstadt, this authoritative reference equips clinicians with the information they need to fully utilize nutritional medicine in their practice. New in the Second Edition Toxic exposures such as molds, microbial infections, xenoestrogens, heavy metals, and inert nanoparticles Food safety issues: precautions for patients with preexisting medical conditions, adequate labeling of food allergens such as gluten, potential adverse effects of artificial sweeteners, consequences of applying ionizing radiation to food, food-borne mycotoxins, critical food restrictions following bariatric surgery, precautions for preparing food in the home Consumer advocacy issues on navigating claims of medical foods and dietary supplements Physical forces on nutritional needs, such as ultraviolet light initiating vitamin D synthesis, non-ionizing radiation’s effects on brain glucose metabolism and excess body fat’s effects on inflammation and hydration Preventive medicine and how to preserve resiliency at the individual and public health levels Written by doctors for doctors, Advancing Medicine with Food and Nutrients, Second Edition reunites food and medicine. Buttressed with new evidence, leading physicians on the frontlines of disease management apply the latest scientific advances to the clinical practice of medicine. Each chapter offers adjuncts to standard care, fewer side effects, improved risk reduction, or added quality of life. An article by Ingrid Kohlstadt on education and nutrition appeared in TIME Magazine online on November 12, 2014.
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An Introduction to Spanish for Health Care Workers

Communication and Culture, Fourth Edition

Author: Robert O. Chase,Clarisa B. Medina de Chase

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 0300180594

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 416

View: 8320

Now in its fourth edition, this widely used textbook is designed for students with little or no formal background in Spanish. Using DVD videos, readings, exercises, and activities such as role play and improvisation, it introduces the grammar structures and specialized medical vocabulary and colloquial terms that nurses, doctors, dentists, and allied health professionals need to communicate effectively with the growing Spanish-speaking population. In addition, rich cultural notes explain Latino customs and communication styles. NEW TO THE FOURTH EDITION: • Embellished full-color design with 174 illustrations and 275 classroom activities • Expanded lexicon, condensed grammar, and more target-language content • Audio program that can be accessed via QR codes in the text • A companion Web site with self-correcting quizzes, downloadable graphics, and classroom activity sheets
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Introduction to Healthcare for Chinese-speaking Interpreters and Translators

Author: Ineke H.M. Crezee,Eva N.S. Ng

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Company

ISBN: 9027266840

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 412

View: 3187

This book is based on the very popular international publication (Crezee, 2013) and has been supplemented with Chinese glossaries. Just like the 2013 textbook, this practical resource will allow interpreters and translators to quickly read up on healthcare settings, familiarizing themselves with anatomy, physiology, medical terminology and frequently encountered conditions, diagnostic tests and treatment options. It is an exceptionally useful and easily accessible handbook, in particular for English-speaking patients, Chinese-speaking doctors, and first language Chinese-speaking students in healthcare related programs. This book includes special comments on the medical system in some English- and Chinese-speaking countries and gives concrete examples of patient expectations for hospital stays or physician visits. Also included is information regarding the establishment of some health interpreting services, the nature of Chinese medical terminology and specific culture-related concepts to be aware of.
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Medical Spanish, Fourth Edition

Author: Gail Bongiovanni

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical

ISBN: 9780071442008

Category: Medical

Page: 192

View: 1679

You don't need to master Spanish to treat your Spanish-speaking patients with confidence and expertise With no prior knowledge of Spanish, and this book at your fingertips, you can confidently conduct patient medical history interviews, perform physical examinations, and give medical instructions to Spanish-speaking patients. Carefully constructed to elicit one-word "yes" or "no" answers, Medical Spanish empowers you to obtain, and give, the information you need, without struggling to understand an unfamiliar language or risking errors due to miscommunication. Easy-to-use "Yes" or "No" question-and-answer format Clear pronunciation, grammar, and spelling guidance NEW chapter on physical and sexual abuse and rape Expanded coverage of patient privacy, informed consent, and HIPPA confidentiality Expanded and updated coverage of breast feeding, birth control, and HIV Common terms and verbs
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The Art of Healing Latinos

Firsthand Accounts from Physicians and Other Health Advocates

Author: David E. Hayes-Bautista,Roberto Chiprut

Publisher: Chicano Studies Research Center

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 192

View: 2419

The Art of Healing Latinos collects the wisdom of health professionals who have particular expertise in treating Latino patients. Their knowledge comes from many years of service in fields that range from pediatrics to geriatrics, oncology to psychology. Uniquely qualified to bridge the gap between the world of American medicine and the traditions of Latino culture, these physicians, researchers, administrators, and activists offer insight and advice to all who provide, or aspire to provide, health services to the Latino community. David E. Hayes-Bautista is professor of medicine and director of the Center for the Study of Latino Health and Culture in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Roberto Chiprut was an internist and gastroenterologist at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and associate clinical professor in the UCLA Department of Medicine. Other contributors include Jerome B. Block, America Bracho, Mercedes Brenneisen-Goode, Graciela Calatayud, Luz Dillary Diaz, Ted Estrada, Cristina Orce Fernandez, Camilo Jorge, Margarita Keusayan, Ismael Navarro Nuo, Angel Ponce, Irene Redondo-Churchward, Felipe O. Santana, Norbert Sharon, Kati Szamos, Arturo Velasquez Jr., and Juan Villagomez.
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A que si!, Enhanced

Author: M. Victoria Garcia Serrano,Cristina de la Torre,Annette Grant Cash

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285849256

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 512

View: 2802

A que si! Enhanced Fourth Edition is designed to encourage critical thinking and help you express yourself in Spanish. The Enhanced Fourth edition gives you an opportunity for in-depth exploration of relevant contemporary issues and revolves around four main themes: Espacios: Publicos y privados, Encuentros y desencuentros, Patria Nacion: Acercamientos, and De aca para alla. Each thematic unit is now supported by an authentic short film with accompanying engaging activities to inspire creative thinking and conversation. The short films and related activities can be accessed through iLrnAdvance, the online digital solution that accompanies the A que si! program. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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The Community Interpreter®

An International Textbook

Author: Marjory A. Bancroft,Sofia Garcia-Beyaert,Katharine Allen,Giovanna Carriero-Contreras,Denis Socarras-Estrada

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780982316672

Category: Public service interpreting

Page: 453

View: 5123

This work is the definitive international textbook for community interpreting, with a special focus on medical interpreting. Intended for use in universities, colleges and basic training programs, the book offers a comprehensive introduction to the profession. The core audience is interpreters and their trainers and educators. While the emphasis is on medical, educational and social services interpreting, legal and faith-based interpreting are also addressed.
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McGraw-Hill's Complete Medical Spanish, Second Edition

Author: Joanna Rios,Jose Fernandez Torres

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071814027

Category: Medical

Page: 496

View: 2160

All the tools you need to communicate confidently and effectively with your Spanish-speaking patients As a dedicated healthcare provider you know that effective communication is key to providing patients with the high quality of care they deserve. And for medical professionals working in North America that often entails communicating with Spanish-speaking patients and their families. A valuable resource for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, hospital technicians, emergency care providers, and medical administrators with little or no Spanish-language experience, this book provides you with all the Spanish you need to do your job. More than a mere phrase book, McGraw-Hill’s Complete Medical Spanish features a complete, time-tested program guaranteed to help you: Understand and use a Spanish vocabulary of more than 3,000 general and medical terms Confidently interview patients, take histories, conduct physical exams, prescribe medication, and give follow-up instructions in Spanish Carry on spontaneous dialogues in Spanish using verbs in the past, present, future, and command forms Become more aware of major attitudinal differences between Latino and Anglo-American cultures and how they impact healthcare decisions McGraw-Hill's Complete Medical Spanish will teach you the skills needed to formulate original Spanish sentences and confidently dialogue with Spanish-speaking patients and their families. This indispensable "tool of the trade" is also available as a part of a three-CD audio package, McGraw-Hill’s Spanish for Healthcare Providers (ISBN: 978-0-07-166427-1)
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Smith's Patient Centered Interviewing: An Evidence-Based Method, Third Edition

Author: Auguste H. Fortin,Francesca C. Dwamena,Richard M. Frankel,Robert C Smith

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071805850

Category: Medical

Page: 284

View: 9542

A comprehensive, evidence-based introduction to the principles and practices of patient communication in a clinical setting Endorsed by the American Academy on Communication for Healthcare Updated and expanded by a multidisciplinary team of medical experts, Smith’s Patient-Centered Interviewing, Third Edition presents a step-by-step methodology for mastering every aspect of the medical interview. You will learn how to confidently obtain from patients accurate biomedical facts, as well as critical personal, social, and emotional information, allowing you to make precise diagnoses, develop effective treatment plans, and forge strong clinician-patient relationships. The most evidence-based guide available on this topic, Smith’s Patient-Centered Interviewing applies the proven 5-Step approach, which integrates patient- and clinician-centered skills to improve effectiveness without adding extra time to the interview’s duration. Smith’s Patient-Centered Interviewing covers everything from patient-centered and clinician-centered interviewing skills, such as: Patient education Motivating for behavior change Breaking bad news Managing different personality styles Increasing personal awareness in mindful practice Nonverbal communication Using computers in the exam room Reporting and presenting evaluations Companion video and teaching supplement are available online. Read details inside the book.
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Love in the Time of Cholera

Author: Gabriel García Márquez

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 1101911115

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

View: 9480

AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN eBOOK! In their youth, Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fall passionately in love. When Fermina eventually chooses to marry a wealthy, well-born doctor, Florentino is devastated, but he is a romantic. As he rises in his business career he whiles away the years in 622 affairs--yet he reserves his heart for Fermina. Her husband dies at last, and Florentino purposefully attends the funeral. Fifty years, nine months, and four days after he first declared his love for Fermina, he will do so again.
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