Spanish is the most rapidly growing language in the United States. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates a population of 132.8 million Hispanics by 2050. These trends make it crucial for pharmacy professionals to be able to communicate basic medication information to Spanish speakers and to confirm the patient¿s understanding. Students using this text will learn to communicate basic and more complex information to their patients while learning to enjoy some of the subtleties of the Spanish language and of Hispanic cultures.
Spanish Conversation Guide Using the Pharmacists¿ Patient Care Process serves English-speaking pharmacists who wish to follow the consistent, systematic Pharmacists¿ Patient Care Process (PPCP) in Spanish. The publication provides Spanish words and phrases with side-by-side English translation to promote effective and safe communication in Spanish. Various cultural notes that may be important and relevant when caring for Spanish-speaking patients are incorporated throughout.Key Features:¿Focus on the Pharmacists¿ Patient Care Process (PPCP)¿Side-by-side English¿Spanish translation for each step of the PPCP¿Patient-friendly Spanish phrases and terminology for medication communication¿Cultural notes specific to caring for the Spanish-speaking patient¿Two worksheets¿Medication Action Plan and Medication List¿that facilitate collecting and documenting information
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.
This handbook and accompanying CD have been designed to help dentists, dental hygienists, and other dental personnel communicate with Spanish-speaking patients. Intended for novice learners as well as those who need to polish their rusty high school Spanish,Paso a Pasocan be used in emergency situations or as a source of phrases to make routine visits more comfortable for patients--or anywhere between those extremes. The book includes aspects of Latino culture vital for any dental professional as well as key dental health phrases and useful grammar.Paso a Pasofocuses on learning, practicing, and speaking both standard and colloquial Spanish for an office setting. The accompanying CD presents dialogues in which Latino patients interact with health professionals using a variety of accents and levels of fluency. Like the book, the CD will be useful in workshops, work-site training, and individual learning. The chapter structure permits work-site training of an hour a day for six weeks. The CD will not be sold separately. FromPaso a Paso/Step by Step, Chapter Two "In Latin America, more than one last name is used to describe family relationships. Latino names consist of a first and middle name, or "given names," followed by the father's last name, followed by the mother's paternal surname--in that order. Many people shorten their names by using only an initial for the maternal surname. For example, in the story, Marco's name would be written Marco Antonio Hernández Calderón or Marco Hernández C. So, the surname by which official records are kept is the first surname "It is important for Americans and Latinos to understand these differences, to record the correct surname on dental records, consistently. Among Latinos, the first last name is the equivalent of a last name in the US."
The best-selling Pharmacy Practice and the Law, Eighth Edition reviews federal law and policy as it applies to and affects the pharmacist's practice.
Mothers and daughters share, and want, a bond for life—one that can remain positive and grow stronger with each passing year. Sil and Eliza Reynolds have designed a set of tools to assist you in nurturing that bond. If you're locked in a clash of wills or fear the prospect of getting into one, with Mothering and Daughtering you can learn how to build the foundation for a deep and lasting relationship that is a source of support, joy, and love throughout your lives. Offering you two breakthrough guides in one, Mothering and Daughtering was created to help you find and protect the unique treasure that is your relationship. For moms, Sil addresses the central task of stopping the cycle of separation and anxiety that plagues so many, drawing on her clinical expertise to nurture the skills of listening, boundary setting, mirroring, containing, and more. Turn the book over, and Eliza shares empowering advice to teens looking to keep it real with Mom while also finding strength in their own intuition, friendships, and dreams. Packed with practical exercises, activities, and lifesaving insights gleaned from Sil and Eliza's workshops, Mothering and Daughtering explores these essential topics and more: Your best friend known as your intuition Navigating the treacherous territories of comparison, performance, and perfectionism Dispelling the rejection myth Sex, positive discipline, and how to prevent a technological take-over Winning the body love battle Healing your emotional legacy Humor, truth, trust, and love—instead of trying to be perfect Repairing ruptures and getting to the bottom of misunderstandings Locating your fundamental bond that always connects you beneath your daily squabbles “No one, nowhere, connects just like you,” write Sil and Eliza. Whether you are already thriving in your relationship or merely surviving, Mothering and Daughtering is an indispensable resource to honor and strengthen that one-of-a-kind connection through the years ahead.
Both student pharmacists and pharmacists practicing in todays multicultural world will benefit from this book on improving cultural competence. It is designed for readers to explore their own cultural background and the health care needs inherent across cultures, as well as to hone communication and competency skills needed to work effectively with patients and other health care providers from diverse cultures. The text is divided into four parts: Exploring and Assessing Cultural Competence, A Primer on Cultures, Cultural Identity and Communication, and Cultural Competence Resources.
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. The abridged format excludes cognate forms of words such as "infection-infeccion," and common terms such as "cough" or "hot." Instead it is abridged to include only a shortlist of terms such as "whooping cough - tos ferina" and "hot flashes - sofocos," and even highly technical terminology not found in modern medical dictionaries. This highly functional format is targeted to the experienced interpreter in need of only technically specific and esoteric lexicon. Designed to be incomplete, the dictionary section is limited to the 1,000 words an experienced interpreter needs. Included are glossaries by medical specialty, and guides to false cognates and the specifics of interpreter protocol. Sections on Greek and Latin based prefixes, and cognate stems, complete this niche resource. Intuitive Interpreting is the only dictionary that is practical on-the-job, where digital applications may be blocked, and complete medical dictionaries are too cumbersome. This is the only terminology resource a professional medical interpreter needs to work effectively in EnglishSpanish. Attach it to your clipboard and handle obscure medical terminology discreetly and efficiently. Authored by a nationally certified medical interpreter, for practicing interpreters."
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This book adequately captures the current state of affairs and issues relating to public health and the pharmacists' role in this area. One of the unique features is the Actions for Change Today section which details/itemizes the unmet needs in each area of public health.
The only patient assessment text written specifically for pharmacy students, this practical book relates patient assessment and clinical skills to pharmacy practice. To help readers correlate signs and symptoms of possible diseases, the book includes vital information on basic anatomy and physiology, pathology, and system assessment through interview, communication, and physical exams. This updated and expanded Third Edition is now a one-stop shop for assessment and clinical skills development. In addition, Patient Assessment in Pharmacy Practice, 3e features 23 patient assessment video clips posted online at thePoint. Unlike other videos that depict assessments in a doctor,,s office, these videos depict assessments in real world pharmacist practice settings. Features: New coverage of clinical skills makes the text a one-stop shop for assessment and clinical skill development. Updated content reflects current clinical practice guidelines, clinical skills, treatment recommendations, drug-induced symptoms, etc. Revised patient cases in each chapter illustrate the latest best practices in patient assessment. New application activities, laboratory activities, and/or active learning suggestions are now included in each chapter. Case studies in each chapter include interview questions, patient assessment algorithms, sample pharmaceutical care plans, and critical thinking and self-assessment questions. Coverage of global issues related to assessment and health-related problems that span many body systems (for example, pain and nutrition) help readers broaden their understanding. Detailed information is provided on assessment of body systems/regions (head to toe), assessment of special populations, and assessment in community and ambulatory care settings. Body system chapters follow a consistent organization to facilitate understanding: key terms, A&P overview, pathology overview, system assessment, applications to patient systems, one or more case studies with sample pharmaceutical care plans, patient decision trees (algorithms), and self-assessment questions. Full-color photographs and illustrations enhance understanding of different assessment techniques. Special boxes highlight signs and symptoms of diseases, causes of diseases, and drug-induced symptoms of diseases. Application activities, laboratory activities, and/or active learning suggestions in every chapter give readers hands-on practice. Tables summarize important information. Online patient assessment video clips use a "head to toe" approach and demonstrate a range of pharmacist-patient encounters.
This resource present a novel, but simple approach to mastering elemental and basic conversational Spanish through incorporating a blend of English and Spanish. Through early introduction of 100 basic words and phrases through multiple drills and mastery of 200 key health-related words, health care professionals and students at all levels learn confidence in vital communications with their Spanish-speaking patients and clients.
This book focuses on an important but neglected aspect of the Spanish Civil War, the evolution of medical and surgical care of the wounded during the conflict. Importantly, the focus is from a mainly Spanish perspective ¿ as the Spanish are given a voice in their own story which has not always been the case. Central to the book is General Franco¿s treatment of Muslim combatants, the anarchist contribution to health, and the medicalisation of propaganda ¿ themes which come together in a medico-cultural study of the Spanish Civil War. Suffusing the narrative and the analysis is the traumatic legacy of conflict, an untreated wound that a new generation of Spaniards are struggling to heal.
Medicines, Ethics and Practice: The professional guide for pharmacists is the Royal Pharmaceutical Society's established professional guide for pharmacists.
Spanish Translator for Pharmacy Professionals is designed for pharmacy personnel with little or no previous experience in the Spanish language. The purpose of this book is to facilitate dialogue between the pharmacy professional and the Spanish-speaking patient. Novices, as well as those with some knowledge of Spanish, can easily use this book by reading the phonetic pronunciation of the Spanish words and phrases. All Spanish words are broken down by phonetic syllables, choosing English combinations of letters that closely approximate the Spanish sound. To facilitate pronunciation accuracy, every phonetic syllable that needs to be emphasized is indicated in bold text. This book will make it easy to communicate effectively with your Spanish-speaking patients, even if you've never spoken a single word of Spanish.
The pharmaceutical industry is currently operating under a business model that is not sustainable for the future. Given the high costs associated with drug development, there is a vital need to reform this process in order to provide safe and effective drugs while still securing a profit. Re-Engineering Clinical Trials evaluates the trends and challenges associated with the current drug development process and presents solutions that integrate the use of modern communication technologies, innovations and novel enrichment designs. This book focuses on the need to simplify drug development and offers you well-established methodologies and best practices based on real-world experiences from expert authors across industry and academia. Written for all those involved in clinical research, development and clinical trial design, this book provides a unique and valuable resource for streamlining the process, containing costs and increasing drug safety and effectiveness. Highlights the latest paradigm-shifts and innovation advances in clinical research Offers easy-to-find best practice sections, lists of current literature and resources for further reading and useful solutions to day-to-day problems in current drug development Discusses important topics such as safety profiling, data mining, site monitoring, change management, increasing development costs, key performance indicators and much more