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English for Medical Purposes: Spelling and Vocabulary By Virginia Allum
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When reading and writing medical and nursing texts, Health Care Professionals require an understanding of medical, hospital and everyday health terminology. As well as this, Health Care Professionals... More > need to be able to write fluently in patient notes, in referral letters and when completing care plans or care pathways. English for Medical Purposes: Spelling and Vocabulary provides spelling tips for common errors and helps develop extensive glossaries in the areas of patient care encountered in hospitals and also in the community. Common phrases and collocations are listed to familiarise students with the language they will use both in the workplace and in academic writing.< Less
Medical Terms and Their Hidden Origins in Greek and Roman Mythology By Sentaro Kimura
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Medical Terms and Their Hidden Origins in Greek and Roman Mythology explores the roots of a variety of different medical terms and how they relate to classical Greek and Roman mythology. Originally... More > written in Japanese, this English translation offers interesting insight into both the history behind the names of body parts, illnesses, medicines, and more, along with charming asides by the author about his time spent as a doctor in the US.< Less
English-Italian medical interpreting glossary By Mario Fontenla
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This is a complete English-Italian Medical Interpreting glossary meant for the use of Medical-Interpreters and contains a full range off medical terminology in a variety of medical fields.
Spanish-English Essential Medical Vocabulary for Interpreters By Gregory Figaro
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This glossary of essential medical terms incorporates the work of about 30 interpreters who, for years, sent us hand-written flashcards and lists of words they came across when they interpreted in... More > various health care settings. It differs from a dictionary because it seeks to reflect the language that patients and providers use during medical appointments. Translating those terms is often very challenging because we consider both medical terminology and the dynamic language spoken by the many populations that speak Spanish. This glossary can also be used as a reference document, similar to a medical dictionary, but it was originally created as a starting point, to assist interpreters and those studying to become interpreters in building a medical vocabulary.< Less
Parasitology for Medical,Health and Science Students By Ali H Altimimi
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Medical parasitology traditionally has included the study of three major groups of animals: parasitic protozoa, parasitic helminths (worms), and those arthropods that directly cause disease or act as... More > vectors of various pathogens. A parasite is a pathogen that simultaneously injures and derives sustenance from its host. Some organisms called parasites are actually commensals, in that they neither benefit nor harm their host (for example, Entamoeba coli). Although parasitology had its origins in the zoologic sciences, it is today an interdisciplinary field, greatly influenced by microbiology, immunology, biochemistry, and other life sciences.The book has been divided into four sections. The first is an introductory section describing the terminology and general principles of parasitological studies. Then there are two sections: Protozoology and Helminthology. In each section the parasites of man have been classified and described under the following headings.< Less
ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting - FY 2017 By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) et al.
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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), two departments within the U.S. Federal Government’s Department of Health and Human... More > Services (DHHS) provide the following guidelines for coding and reporting using the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM). These guidelines should be used as a companion document to the official version of the ICD-10-CM as published on the NCHS website. The ICD-10-CM is a morbidity classification published by the United States for classifying diagnoses and reason for visits in all health care settings. The ICD-10-CM is based on the ICD-10, the statistical classification of disease published by the World Health Organization (WHO). These guidelines have been approved by the four organizations that make up the Cooperating Parties for the ICD-10-CM: the American Hospital Association (AHA), the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), CMS, and NCHS.< Less
English for Thai Nurses By Virginia Allum
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Twenty lessons and answers from the English for Thai Nurses course undertaken on facebook. The course is at B1-B2 level. Lesson 1: Talking about blood pressure Lesson 2: Talking about movement Lesson... More > 3: Talking about pneumonia Lesson 4: Talking about breast reconstruction Lesson 5: Talking about pain Lesson 6: Talking about infection control Lesson 7: Talking about conjunctivitis Lesson 8: Talking about depression Lesson 9: Talking about lung cancer Lesson 10: Talking about dysphagia Lesson 11: Talking about osteoarthritis Lesson 12: Talking about chemotherapy Lesson 13: Talking about epilepsy Lesson 14: Talking about macular degeneration Lesson 15: Talking about asthma in children Lesson 16: Talking about infections Lesson 17: Talking about gastroenteritis Lesson 18: Talking about stroke awareness Lesson 19: Talking about heart attack Lesson 20: Talking about malaria< Less
Everything About Pharmacology By Dr. Pradeep K. Agarwal
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Everything About Pharmacology” is a quick reference guide to understand the basics of pharmacology along with terminologies used by Medical and Pharma candidates. The book gives readers an... More > quick reference tool to know about: Basics of Pharmacology, Fundamentals Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics, Terminologies used in Pharmacology, Abbreviations used in Pharmacology, Miscellaneous Terminologies/ Abbreviations etc.< Less
Learning Over Time: Mastery of Clinical Proficiencies and Psychomotor Skills By Michael Pringle
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Clinical proficiencies and psychomotor skills are delineated in a step by step process to assist the student in mastering the proficiency or skill and also provides the instructor with a method of... More > providing objective feedback when grading. Grading sections are located throughout the book to provide the opportunity for the student to learn over time with peer feedback/learning and instructor feedback. Grade level sections are included in this book, where proficiencies are discussed additional psychomotor skills are evaluated. Physical therapy, athletic training, and medical students mastering clinical proficiencies and psychomotor skills of will greatly benefit from this book.< Less
The Essentials of Lower Extremity Orthoses & Patellar Tendon Bearing Endoskeletal Prostheses By Aaron Carpenter
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A technical review of Orthotic and Prosthetic device fabrication procedures. Fabrication explained using applied medical terminology & anatomical landmarks.

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