Spanish for Pediatric Medicine features a quick-reference design that enables the user to rapidly identify and explore common medical situations. English and Spanish equivalents are shown side-by-side for quick reference.
This convenient guide includes translations for virtually every type of patient visit. General examinations, Bright Futures stage discussions, emergency department interactions, and terms for discussing specific body systems (hematology, respiratory, cardiovascular, etc.) are provided. This convenient resource fits right in your pocket for use throughout the day as you travel between departments or exam rooms. Also included are translations for discussing issues such as developmental milestones, obesity prevention, and lead toxicity screening along with commonly used expressions to help clinicians better connect with patients and parents.
This 3rd edition is completely updated and is consistent with the newest Bright Futures Guidelines for Health Supervision of Infants, Children, and Adolescents 4th edition content. Visit-specific translations for the 31 age-based visits reflect the organization of the guidelines as well.
American Academy of Pediatrics; October 2018
- ISBN: 9781610021395
- Edition: 3
- Read online, or download in secure PDF format
- Title: Spanish for Pediatric Medicine
- Author: Edward L. Machtinger (other); Peter A. Nigrovic; Janice A. Lowe (ed.)
Imprint: American Academy of Pediatrics
About The Author
Edward L. Machtinger, MD, is a Professor of Medicine and Director of the Women’s HIV Program at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Machtinger’s primary academic interests are the relationship between HIV and violence against women and developing a scalable model of trauma-informed primary care for women and girls living with, and at risk for, HIV to heal from past trauma and prevent further abuse. Dr. Machtinger serves on the Executive Committee of the AIDS Research Institute (ARI) at UCSF and the Executive Committee for the oversight of Congressional Ryan White funds to women and children in San Francisco and is the Co-Chair of the San Francisco Task Force on HIV-positive adolescents. His other interests include the well-being of animals and the environment as well as the relationship between human health, animal welfare, and environmental stewardship.
Peter A. Nigrovic, MD, is Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and an attending rheumatologist at Boston Children’s Hospital and the Brigham & Women’s Hospital, where he directs the Center for Adults with Pediatric Rheumatic Illness (CAPRI). He has worked previously in health care delivery and tuberculosis screening in Guatemala. He is principal investigator of a basic research laboratory focused on the immunobiology of rheumatic diseases.
Janice A. Lowe, MD, FAAP, is Clinical Professor of Pediatrics and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the Stanford University School of Medicine. She was formerly Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and Director of Education, Clerkship Director and Continuity Clinic Director for the Department of Pediatrics at Massachusetts General Hospital. She has practiced in Chelsea, Massachusetts, and East Palo Alto, California, communities which both have large immigrant and Spanish-speaking populations. She has also worked overseas including the Stanford University Children In Crisis Initiative in the Highlands of rural Guatemala. Her interests are in developmental and behavioral pediatrics and the delivery of health care services to culturally diverse communities.