For health workers serving a growing community. Today, when one in four babies born in the U.S. is Hispanic, it is essential that every hospital administrator, nurse, EMT and doctor have a working knowledge of Spanish. Chapters include vocabulary, phrases, pronunciation for everything from insurance forms to mental health to prenatal care, with additional sections on dentistry and optometry. Essential reference for doctors, nurses, EMT's, nursing home staff, home caregivers, volunteers, hospice nurses and administrators. Perfect size for a lab-coat pocket. Author is an experienced linguist with experience in teaching healthcare-related Spanish courses.