An Interview with Dr Jose Ramon Secades, ENT Consultant at Son Llatzer Hospital

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Etymology of Medical terms

The etymology of medical words is a fascinating field and one that give us an insight into the present use of words. Today I am going to give a few examples but hope to continue a regular post on the subject. Here are a couple of examples to start off the series:      …

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Diario de Mallorca 3rd February 2013 – Cancer – different fronts in the same battle

“Today, the session of the oncologists is in English and the teacher (1) attends, taking notes and correcting the occasional term when necessary. Cancer,tumour, chemo, metastasis….. are words that are understood perfectly despite being spoken in another language. The department of Oncology sees the mastering of this language as essential to progress in the knowledge…

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A short presentation about the Importance of the Sentence

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#MedEnglishPearls

Good morning Ladies and Gentlemen Please do not forget to follow #MedEnglishPearls on Twitter – Everyday there will be a NEW snippet about different topics in Medical English: for example, false friends, acronynms, Medical Writing tips, patient speak ( such as phrasal verbs), grammar structures used in medical english, medical terminology and more.   So if you…

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The last part of the interview with Dr Manolo Tomas

The Last part of the interview with Dr Manolo Tomas The last section of this interview with Dr Manolo Tomas, Head of the ENT department in Son Espases Hospital in Palma de Mallorca. In this section he talks about many aspects of his profession and also about the pros and cons of being a Head…

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Interview with Dr Manolo Tomas part 3

Dr Manolo Tomas Interview part 3 The Third part of the interview with Dr Manolo Tomas    

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What the Doctor said by Raymond Carver

In my previous post I mentioned ” A new path to the waterfall” by Raymond Carver, so I thought that it would be a good idea to mention soemthing about this writer. He was one of the most influential writers of the second half of the twentieth century, who died prematurely in 1988 at the…

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New peaks and waters

August and the holidays are over, and we return to routine and normality. But what kind of return are we facing? A difficult September ( The January climb has been forwarded to September!), and maybe that is an understatment; with more cuts on the horizon, more job losses and more price increases…… The prospects seem dour,…

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Medical English Blog is closed for holidays

Dear Friends, Medical English Blog is closed for holidays until September. Don’t forget us and see you soon!

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