Hola chicos y chicas! Happy Sunday. It is finally beginning to look like summer here in Los Angeles. I had four shifts this week and I’m absolutely beat. I’ve been spending the last couple of days recovering from 13-hour shifts, lost sleep, and too much coffee. Hectic schedules often leads to dolor de cabeza y migraña!
I got a couple of requests about topics, so I’m working my way through each. It’s interesting to see the different fields of medicine that read this blog—pre-PAs, PA/Med students, PharmD, residents, trauma/ER techs, disaster relief. Wow! Just goes to show, Spanish is needed across so many different professions.
This pharm-related lesson was requested by a couple of PharmD students. Some of you mentioned I forgot to translate “Pharmacists” in the medical specialty lesson (lo siento! How could I forget about you!). Now....before all the non-pharm people stop reading at this point, this lesson is just as useful for you too. As a clinician, you’ll want to be able to explain meds, preparations, and frequencies of what you’re prescribing. This will be a two (or maybe three) part section—haven’t yet decided how much I want to go over. Let’s start