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An Introduction to Spanish for Health Care Workers is a book designed to help health care workers who speak no Spanish communicate with patients who speak only Spanish. It focuses on vocabulary and grammar, including colloquial terms and slang. The authors also provide cultural notes on Hispanic values and customs.
The book costs $20 plus $3.50 handling. Contact: Yale University Press, Special Projects Dept., P.O. Box 209040, New Haven, CT 06520-9040. Phone: (800) 987-7323. Fax: (800) 777-9253. Web: www.yale.edu/yup/books/chaseF98.html.