English for Pharmacy Writing and Oral Communication

English for Pharmacy Writing and Oral Communication

Language: English

Pages: 400

ISBN: 0781774322

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

This text focuses on developing, improving, enhancing, and mastering the skills needed to communicate clearly and effectively in any pharmacy practice setting, including authentic medical and pharmacy vocabulary, pronunciation, listening comprehension, authentic pharmacist-patient dialogues, idiomatic language, and pharmacy writing. Chapters cover all the major body systems and offer a variety of interactive exercises and instruction to help readers master essential communication skills. Each chapter begins with a quick pre-assessment quiz and ends with a post-asssessment quiz.

A companion Website will include the fully searchable text, electronic flash cards, and audio exercises such as pronunciation, dictation, and pharmacist-patient dialogues.

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ENGLISH FOR PHARMACY WRITING AND ORAL COMMUNICATION Notes _____________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ Answer the questions below by selecting the answer that correctly

comb 5. _____ In the sentence, “Mints can temporarily relieve halitosis,” the word relieve is: a. a noun b. a verb c. an adjective 6. _____ The adjective form of stuff is: a. stuffed b. stuffy c. stuffed and stuffy 7. _____ Excessive mucus can produce: a. a runny nose b. a stuffy nose c. a bloody nose 8. _____ A person who is hard-nosed: a. is stubborn and determined b. cannot smell c. is always getting in trouble 9. _____ Pollen, dander, and dust can cause: a. thrush b. a canker sore c. hay

In English, “v” is pronounced “v,” “f ” is pronounced “f,” “z” is pronounced “z” or “s,” “j” is pronounced “j,” and “x” is pronounced “x.” Pay careful attention when pronouncing these sounds. For example, in English, puffy is not pronounced fuffy fatigue is not pronounced patigue mumps is not pronounced mumfs stiff is not pronounced steef lethargy is not pronounced lesargy Korean In Korean, the “v” consonant is pronounced “b” and the “f ” consonant is pronounced “p.” In English, the “v” is

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call the doctor Diaz_CH07_155-180.qxd 6/6/08 11:09 AM Page 172 172 ENGLISH FOR PHARMACY WRITING AND ORAL COMMUNICATION 13. _____ The pharmacist tells the patient that: a. it’s possible to see part of or the whole tablet in his stool b. Asacol will cure his ulcerative colitis c. it’s okay to have a beer once in a while 14. _____ If the patient misses a dose, the patient should: a. double up the next time he is scheduled to take his medicine b. skip the dose c. try to take it as soon as he

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