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Random House Webster's American Sign Language Medical Dictionary

Random House Webster's American Sign Language Medical Dictionary
Author: Elaine Costello - Linda C. Tom - Lois A. Lehman
ISBN 13: 9780375709272
ISBN 10: 375709274
Edition: 1
Publisher: Random House Reference
Publication Date: 2000-08-29
Format: Paperback
Pages: 384
List Price: $26.00

New to Random House Webster's successful American Sign Language reference line: the important medical terms a patient or doctor needs to communicate in ASL, clearly described and illustrated.

Whether in a medical emergency or a routine doctor's visit, it is crucial for medical professionals to communicate effectively with deaf patients. Here at last is an affordable and thorough dictionary of medical terms in American Sign Language, which is needed by the deaf and the medical community alike. Over 1,000 important signs for medical terms, including signs for illnesses, treatments, drugs, and anatomy, are defined in English (to avoid dangerous mix-ups), described with step-by-step instructions for making the sign, and fully illustrated with full-torso drawings in this easy-to-use reference book, the first in a series dedicated to special-interest American Sign Language.
The only affordable medical reference in American Sign Language Every entry includes full-torso illustrations and clear descriptions of how to make the sign Includes important medical terms, from anatomy to treatments