#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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More interesting linguistic notes

A friend of mine, Philip Bazire, a surgeon trained both in the UK and in Spain, and an expert in Medical  Translation saw the last post and made a few comments of his own. It is a fact that very often Spanish doctors confuse  words/ terms between English and Spanish, and Philip mentions a few of…

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A new section dedicated to interesting expressions

This morning in a clinical session in English in the Infectious Diseases section of Internal Medicine in Son Espases Hospital I heard a very nice expression, which apparently is commonly used. It was – “INTENTION TO TEST IS INTENTION TO TREAT” and so from now onwards I wish to introduce a new section to the blog…

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