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Spanish and the Medical Interview: Clinical Cases and Exam Review

  • ID: 5230694
  • Book
  • May 2021
  • Region: Spain
  • 384 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science

Offering a practical, case-based approach, Spanish and the Medical Interview: Clinical Cases and Exam Review is a unique, immersive study and review resource for medical Spanish. It provides extensive training and review in two formats: the print book contains numerous cases spanning a wide variety of clinical settings, formatted as a patient would present for medical attention, while the audio cases provide multiple opportunities to hone your listening comprehension skills. Together, these learning components test your knowledge and skills in caring for Spanish-speaking patients and prepare you for case-based examinations that test clinical skills in Spanish.

This first-of-its-kind title is ideal as a stand-alone resource or as a companion to Dr. Ortega's Spanish and the Medical Interview: A Textbook for Clinically Relevant Medical Spanish.

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- ¡Bienvenidos! Welcome & Introduction

- Musculoskeletal/dermatologic cases

Case 1 - Knee pain

Case 2 - Motor vehicle collision

Case 3 - Rash

- Cardiovascular cases

Case 1 - Chest pain

Case 2 - Fatigue

Case 3 - Syncope

Case 4 - Palpitations

- Pulmonary cases

Case 1 - Shortness of breath

Case 2 - Cough

Case 3 - Wheezing

- Gastrointestinal cases

Case 1 - Abdominal pain

Case 2 - Rectal bleeding

Case 3 - Diarrhea

- Endocrine cases

Case 1 - Fatigue

Case 2 - Abdominal pain

Case 3 - High blood sugar reading

- Genitourinary cases

Case 1 - Vomiting

Case 2 - Flank pain

Case 3 - Discharge

Case 4 - Irregular menses

- Neurologic cases

Case 1 - Weakness

Case 2 - Seizure

Case 3 - Headache

- Psychiatric cases

Case 1 - Chest pain

Case 2 - Depression

Case 3 - Insomnia

Case 4 - Hallucinations

- Eye/ear/nose/throat cases

Case 1 - Vertigo

Case 2 - Epistaxis

Case 3 - Blurry vision

Case 4 - Throat pain

- Pediatric cases

Case 1 - Irritable infant

Case 2 - Fever

Case 3 - Vomiting

- Y Ahora, ¿qué? (And now, what?) Learner self-assessment & Next steps
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Ortega, Pilar Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Department of Medical Education, Hispanic Center of Excellence in Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine; Attending Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center; Chicago, Illinois.

Pilar Ortega, MD is a board-certified Emergency Physician and Assistant Professor at the U. Illinois at Chicago, where she directs the Medical Spanish program. Dr. Ortega is Co-founder and Chair for the Medical Organization for Latino Advancement (MOLA), a non-profit professional association whose goal is to increase the number of Hispanic and bilingual physicians and to improve the health of Hispanics in the U.S. She is the author of our Spanish and the Medical Interview (2nd Ed., 2015), a textbook for providers to learn to communicate with Spanish-speaking patients. This new titles would be a cases and question companion to the textbook. Dr. Ortega is the director of the recently developed U.S. National Medical Spanish Taskforce-a group of interdisciplinary and inter-institutional leaders who are developing an evidence-based process for Medical Spanish standardization and language concordance research in medical settings. She is internationally recognized for her contributions on the topics of language concordance in health, linguistic competency assessment, and Medical Spanish education.
Alemán, Marco Professor of Medicine at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine ( UNC-SOM.

Marco Alemán, MD is a Professor of Medicine at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine ( UNC-SOM) where in 2004 he helped start the Comprehensive Advanced Medical Program of Spanish ( CAMPOS) https://www.med.unc.edu/campos/ a program where he is the principal faculty member and director for over ten years. He trained in curriculum development in medicine at the Primary Care Faculty Development Program at Michigan State. He has created and directed many courses at the UNC-SOM. He has almost 20 years of expertise in creating clinical scenarios and assessment tools for use with Standardized patients (SPs), both in English and in Spanish. He has used SPs to educate and assess medical Spanish in learners for 13 years at UNC-SOM. He has worked with Spanish language educators to improve the teaching of medical Spanish and the evaluation tools used in CAMPOS. In addition, Dr. Alemán has collaborated with Spanish interpreters at UNC Hospitals to create a written and oral exam of medical Spanish proficiency for medical students.
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