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Medical English

of: Ramón Ribes, Pablo R. Ros

Springer-Verlag, 2005

ISBN: 9783540305842 , 199 Pages

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Medical English


 

Foreword

8

Preface

9

Contents

13

Contributors

16

Unit I Reading, Listening, Talking and Writing. Self-evaluation

19

Introduction

19

Exercise 1

23

Exercise 2

24

Exercise 3

24

Exercise 4

24

Exercise 5

25

Exercise 6

25

Exercise 7

25

Unit II Grammar in Use

31

Introduction

31

Tenses

31

Modal Verbs

42

Conditionals

48

Passive Voise

52

Reported Speech

55

Questions

58

Infinitive/ -Ing

60

Articles

64

Word Order

67

Relative Clauses

68

Adjectives

71

Prepositions

77

Unit III Scintific Literature

83

Writing an Article

83

Letters

102

Unit IV Talks and Courses

107

Introduction

107

Course Example

107

General Information

112

Local Information

112

Giving a Talk

113

Unit V Some of the Most Frequent Mistakes Made by Doctors Speaking in English

123

What Can Go Wrong ... Nightmares That Dont't Come True

123

English Grammar

124

Misnomers and False Friend

125

Common Basic Mistakes

127

Unit VI Latin and Greek Termonology

133

Introduction

133

Plural Rules

133

Exercises

134

List of Latin and Greek Terms and Their Plurals

135

Unit VII Acronyms and Abbreviations

151

Introduction

151

Common Sentences Containing Abbreviations

154

Abbreviation Lists

158

Unit VIII The Clinical History

185

Communication Skills

185

The Chart

186

Taking a Clinical History

186

Patient Examination

194

Special Examinations and Laboratory Findings

196

Case History

197

Unit IX Conversation Survival Guide

201

Introduction

201

At the Airport

203

During the Flight

203

In the Taxi

204

At the Hotel

205

At the Restaurant

206

Shopping

208

At the Hairdresser

210

Cars

211

Having a Dring (or Two)

213

On the Phone

214

In the Bank

214