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   Sources of information
Basic Grice, Tony (2007). Nursing 1 (Students' book). Oxford University Press ISBN: 978-0-19-456977-4
Glendenning,E.H. (2007). Professional English in Use. Medicine. Cambridge. CUP
Thomson, A.J.; Martinet, A.V. (1993). A Practical English Grammar. Oxford. OUP

Printed and audiovisual texts and videos about the health sciences and physiotherapy will be used throughout the course. Although the textbook by Tony Grice will be used, students do not need to buy it.



Most of the following materials are available in the Library of the Faculty of Physiotherapy (Campus de Oza):

1. Books about writing and preparation of presentations in English:

Albert, Tim (ed) The A-Z of Medical Writing Londres, BMJ Books (2000)

Day, R. A. and Barbara Gastel How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper, (6th edition) Cambridge University Press, 2005

Day, Robert A. Cómo escribir y publicar trabajos científicos Washington, Organización Panamericana de la Salud (2003)

Greenhalgh, Trisha. Gianfranco Lia English for physicians [Grabación sonora]: English for medical conferences & presentations = inglés para médicos: inglés para congresos y presentaciones médicas. (versión española)

Iles, Robert L. and Debra Volkland Guidebook to Better Medical Writing Island Press (1997)

Norman, Guy (1999) Cómo escribir un artículo científico en inglés Madrid, Hélice. (en español, errores más corrientes)

Villemaire, Doreen and Lorraine (2005) Grammar and Writing Skills for the Health Professional New York; Thomson (Delmar Learning).

2. Libros de texto para inglés específico del campo das ciencias da saúde:

Bradley, Robin A. English for nursing and health care: a course in general and professional English Milano McGraw-Hill. Madrid Churchill Livingstone España (2005)

Cavusgil, Sharon L. (1998) The Road to Healthy Living Michigan; University of Michigan Press

Glendinning, Eric H. Beverly A.S. Holmström English in medicine (libro y audio CD archivo de ordenador)

Greenhalgh, Trisha (1993) Medicine Today London; Longman.

Luttikhuizen, Frances M. English for specific academic purposes: health sciences Barcelona, Edicions Universitat de Barcelona (2001)

Maclean, Joan (1991): English in Basic Medical Science Oxford; OUP.

McCullagh, Marie and Ros Wright (2008) Good Practice: Communication Skills in English for the Medical Practitioner CUP: Cambridge.

3. Books about medical terminology in English (besides the many bilingual dictionaries in the library in Oza)

Collins, C. Edward A Short Course in Medical Terminology Baltimore: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins (2006)

Leonard, Peggy C. (2001) Building Medical Vocabulary St Louis, Missouri; Elsevier Saunders. Milner, Martin (2006) English for Health Sciences Boston; Thomson ELT.

Pohl, Alison (2002) Test Your Professional English (Medical) London; Penguin.

4. Diccionaries

Dorland’s Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1988) Philadelphia: WB Saunders Co.

Garrido Ferrer, A. y Garrido Juan, A. (2006) Diccionario de Terminología Médica Barcelona: ESPAXS (recomendado)

Martin, Elizabeth A. (ed) (1985) Concise Medical Dictionary Oxford: OUP.

Rogers, Glenn T. [2007] English-Spanish Spanish-English Medical Dictionary. 

New York: McGraw-Hill.


http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/ Farlex free online dictionary: Excellent

http://www.stedmans.com/ Medical dictionary

http://dictionary.reverso.net/spanish-english/ Collins online dictionary: excellent

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