Spanish Terminology for Chiropractic Care

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Apr 1, 2005 - Medical - 192 pages
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Modeled after the way chiropractors or chiropractic assistants interact with patients, this convenient pocket guide helps those working in the chiropractic office to communicate more effectively and improve the quality of care delivered to Spanish-speaking patients. Discussing everything from salutations and case histories, to specific procedures and follow-up care, this highly portable handbook is easy to reference when taking a patient history or performing adjustments. Using simple, non-technical words, with both open-ended and yes/no questions, it includes a wide range of terms from all of the topics that are essential to communication in the chiropractic office. A pronunciation guide further assists readers in formulating explanations, instructions, and questions in Spanish.
  • Content covers everything from salutations to case histories and follow up care — mimicking how chiropractors and assistants interact with patients.
  • The highly portable pocket guide format is easy to reference when taking a history or adjusting a patient.
  • Different types of questions are posed to facilitate patient communication.
  • A pronunciation guide gives readers additional support and confidence when communicating with Spanish-speaking patients.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Addressing the Patient with Courtesy
2
Chapter 2 Speaking to Children
6
Chapter 3 Office Administration
8
Chapter 4 Taking a Patient History
18
Chapter 5 Patient Evaluation
38
Chapter 6 Treatment
78
Chapter 7 Explaining conditions commonly treated by chiropractors
89
EnglishtoSpanish Terminology
115
SpanishtoEnglish Terminology
129
Informal Expressions
140
Índice
145
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