Sudbury, MA (PRWEB) August 31, 2009
Tarascon Publishing, a Jones and Bartlett Company, announces the publication of The Tarascon Medical Translation Pocketbook, edited by Ross I. Donaldson, MD and Timothy Horeczko, MD.
The Tarascon Medical Translation Pocketbook is a concise guide to the most common phrases used in patient interviews with non-English speaking patients. An essential guide for anyone working in the healthcare field, the book includes key phrases in 17 languages, including Arabic, Farsi, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Thai, Ukrainian and Vietnamese. For ease of use, each language section follows the standard medical history format. Commonly used medical phrases are translated into the native language, with guidance to correct pronunciation through a unique Universal Pronunciation Guide.
Ross I. Donaldson, MD, MPH, is director of Harbor-UCLA/IMC Global Health Fellowship and assistant clinical professor of medicine at David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Dr. Donaldson's work has taken him to some of the world's most dangerous crisis areas, where he has served poverty-stricken patients in the midst of revolutions, landmined fields and warring countries. Most recently, he has traveled to Iraq, where he is helping to build an emergency medical system for that country's traumatized civilians. The recipient of numerous academic honors, Dr. Donaldson is a frequent speaker at international conferences and has appeared on television and cable.
Timothy Horeczko, MD, is Clinical Instructor of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and an attending physician at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center in Long Beach, California. He is the recipient of the 2007-2008 Medical Student Teaching Award at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Department of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Horeczko is a frequent lecturer at professional meetings and contributor to numerous publications.
The Tarascon Medical Translation Pocketbook joins the Tarascon Pocket Pharmacopoeia, the world's leading portable drug reference, newly revised for 2009 and now available in pocket, deluxe, professional, library, PDA, mobile phone, and web editions.
About Jones and Bartlett Publishers:
Tarascon Publishing is a Jones and Bartlett Company. Founded in 1983, Jones and Bartlett is a world-leading provider of education solutions for the post secondary education and professional markets, including colleges and universities, vocational and career schools, skill-based training centers, professional public safety agencies, and government agencies. By combining authoritative content and innovative learning performance applications for undergraduate through professional education as well as career, vocational and lifelong learning, Jones and Bartlett empowers instructors, students and professionals with curriculum-based and continuing education solutions that foster academic, professional and personal success.
For more information on the Tarascon Medical Translation Pocketbook or the Tarascon Pocket Pharmacopoeia, visit http://www.tarascon.com.
Tarascon Medical Translation Pocketbook © 2010
$19.95 (Sugg. US List)
Paperback, 384 Pages
Publication date: 8/21/2009