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Title: English in Medicine
Subtitle: A Course in Communication Skills
Written By: Eric H. Glendinning
Beverly Holmström
URL: http://www.cambridge.org/us/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=0521606667
Description:

English in Medicine is a course for doctors, medical students and other
medical professionals who need to communicate with patients and medical
colleagues. The course is at an intermediate level and does not require
specialist knowledge on the part of the teacher. Each of the seven units
focuses on one area of doctor-patient communication, from history taking
and examination to diagnosis and treatment. The course develops all four
skills through a wide variety of activities. The third edition is now in
full colour and has been updated to take account of developments in
medicine and the impact of new information technology.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0521606667
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 156
Prices: U.K. £ 15.40
U.S. $ 24.00