Oxford English for Careers: Medicine 1: Student's Book

Oxford English for Careers: Medicine 1: Student's Book

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Medicine is ideal for pre-work students, studying at upper-intermediate to advanced level, who will need to use English in work situations. It is also suitable for doctors and other health professionals who plan to work in English-speaking countries. Medicine develops the vocabulary, language, and skills that students need to read and understand medical texts, to be successful in medical exams, and to communicate effectively and accurately with patients and colleagues.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 206 x 274 x 10mm | 421.84g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • numerous colour illustrations
  • 0194023001
  • 9780194023009
  • 236,999

Table of contents

1. Presenting complaints ; Understanding culture, interpreting body language ; 2. Working in general practice ; Short questions in the general history, general practice in the UK ; 3. Instructions and procedures ; Preparation for carrying out a procedure ; 4. Explaining and reassuring ; Research into complaints ; 5. Dealing with medication ; Prescribing drugs in hospital, clinical incident reporting ; 6. Lifestyle ; Sympathy and empathy, research in medicine ; 7. Parents and young children ; Reassurance, baby's six-week check, applying for work ; 8. Communication ; Understanding patients, asking and responding to open questions, information web search ; 9. Working in psychiatry ; Asking about self-harm, describing patients ; 10. Terminal illness and dying ; Care in the community, recognising patients' emotions, informing a relative about death ; 11. Working in a team ; Politeness in different cultures, appropriate responses, asking a senior colleague for help ; 12. Diversity at work ; Asking about culture, spiritual needs in palliative care, name awareness, avoiding and responding to tactless commentsshow more

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