The demand for bilingual healthcare professional is higher than ever, and one of the most important qualifying factors in hiring is the ability to communicate with patients in Spanish. This essential guide is brimming with vital information, including 2,500 essential words and phrases for a variety of healthcare-related situations, including: *Reception and sign-in *General examinations *Taking medical histories *Discussing symptoms *Delivering the prognosis *Interacting with family and friends. ...and more! The desk reference is the perfect companion to every healthcare professional's desk set. It includes a 2-way glossary, grammar and culture notes, and helpful vocabulary.