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MedSpan , translates medical interview questions from English to Spanish (also Spanish to English). MedSpan not only facilitates examinations, but utilizes new portable information technology to …

MedSpan , translates medical interview questions from English to Spanish (also Spanish to English). MedSpan not only facilitates examinations, but utilizes new portable information technology to expedite physician and nurse record-keeping.

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  • 1. MedSpan An iPhone/iPod Application to Assist Physicians and Health Workers To work with Spanish-speakers
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    • MedSpan, developed by longtime UC Med School lecturer Jan Meizel, translates medical interview questions from English to Spanish (also Spanish to English).
  • 3.
    • MedSpan not only facilitates examinations, but utilizes new portable information technology to expedite physician and nurse record-keeping.
  • 4.
    • MedSpan translates medical interview questions for the many facets of a medical interview, formatting them for a simple “yes/no” answer.
    Heart and circulatory system Gastrointestinal system Endocrine system Musculoskeletal system Neurological and psychiatric history Obstetrics Pediatrics Medicines, drugs and alchohol Pain Injuries Poisons Stings and bites Sexuality Patient instructions Laboratory instructions Personal information, Family Medical History Childhood illnesses Immunizations Major illnesses Surgery Wounds and accidents Injuries Skin Head Eyes Ears Nose Mouth and throat Respiratory system Menstrual History Breasts
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    • It provides vocabulary for patient instructions for the physician, nurse or health worker, and for laboratory personnel.
  • 6.
    • While other applications merely offer vocabulary, MedSpan allows a health worker to save interview notes on the iPhone/iPod and send results to a designated email account.
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    • This program will be of great use to medical professionals serving Spanish-speaking patients--especially health providers working at outlying clinics
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    • For more information about the program, go to: http: //jmedConsulting .net

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