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A Manual of English for the Overseas Doctor Joy Parkinson

A Manual of English for the Overseas Doctor By Joy Parkinson

A Manual of English for the Overseas Doctor by Joy Parkinson


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Summary

This manual has been designed for overseas doctors as a guide to English as it would be used in everyday situations in hospitals. Colloquial language, idioms and medical abbreviations are just some of the topics featured in this book.

A Manual of English for the Overseas Doctor Summary

A Manual of English for the Overseas Doctor by Joy Parkinson

This manual has been designed for overseas doctors as a guide to English as it would be used in everyday situations in hospitals. It includes details of colloquial language needed or good doctor/patient communication, idioms, descriptive langauge used when taking case histories, the language of dentistry and drug addiction and medical abbreviations. There are ALSO guidelines on letter writing with examples provided. This edition includes details the new structure of the NHS and new colloquialisms, plus information on postgraduate training in the UK. It should be particularly helpful for those who are to take the PLAB test (Professional and Linguistic Assessments Board).

Table of Contents

Special Note on Weight and Measures. The Structure of the National Health Service. The Organisation of a Hospital. Postgraduate Medical Training and Registration. Letter Writing. Case Histories. Medical Abbreviations. Descriptive Language of Systems Review. Colloquial English. Parts of the Body, Bodily Functions, Mental and Physical States, Diseases and Other Conditions, Reproductive Organs and Sexual Problems. Phrasal Verbs. Idioms. Language of Dentistry. Language of Drug Addiction

Additional information

GOR002321229
9780443041884
0443041881
A Manual of English for the Overseas Doctor by Joy Parkinson
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Elsevier Health Sciences
1991-04-02
278
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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