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Unformatted text preview: Medical English R. Ribes ´ P. R. Ros RamÕn Ribes ´ Pablo R. Ros Medical English 1 2 RamÕn Ribes, MD, PhD Hospital Reina Sofia Servicio de RadiologÌa Avda. Menndez Pidal s/n. CÕrdoba 14005, Spain Pablo R. Ros , MD, MPH Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School Executive Vice Chairman and Associate Radiologist-in-Chief, Brigham and Women's Hospital Chief, Division of Radiology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Harvard Medical School 75 Francis St. Boston, MA 02115, USA ISBN-10 3-540-25428-5 Springer Berlin Heidelberg New York ISBN-13 978-3-540-25428-7 Springer Berlin Heidelberg New York Library of Congress Control Number: 2005928947 This work is subject to copyright. All rights are reserved, whether the whole or part of the material is concerned, specifically the rights of translation, reprinting, reuse of illustrations, recitation, broadcast- ing, reproduction on microfilm or in any other way, and storage in data banks. Duplication of this pub- lication or parts thereof is permitted only under the provisions of the German Copyright Law of September 9, 1965, in its current version, and permission for use must always be obtained from Springer- Verlag. Violations are liable for prosecution under the German Copyright Law. Springer is a part of Springer Science+Business Media springeronline.com ° Springer-Verlag Berlin ´ Heidelberg 2006 Printed in Germany The use of general descriptive names, registered names, trademarks, etc. in this publication does not imply, even in the absence of a specific statement, that such names are exempt from the relevant protec- tive laws and regulations and therefore free for general use. Editor: Dr. Ute Heilmann, Springer-Verlag Desk Editor: Wilma McHugh, Springer-Verlag Production: Pro Edit GmbH, Elke Beul-Gæhringer, Heidelberg, Germany Typesetting: K+V Fotosatz GmbH, Beerfelden Cover design: Estudio Calamar, F. Steinen-Broo, Pau/Girona, Spain 24/3151/beu-gæh ± 5 4 3 2 1 0 ± Printed on acid-free paper To my father, RamÕn Ribes Blanquer, for teaching me to seize every moment of life. R. Ribes To Silvia... My guide, my love, my life. P.R. Ros It has been a long time since English became the language of science. Today, in modern medical practice, and here I include all specialties, medical profes- sionals are constantly exposed, either when searching the literature or attend- ing meetings, to the English language. The scientific importance of English is such that, whenever I have a meeting with my residents ± and I have many, both residents and meetings ± I find myself emphasizing, over and over again, the need for them to learn English. I may be exaggerating, but I do think that unless you know enough English to read the medical literature, it is almost impossible to keep up to date with medical advances. I honestly feel that English should be a compulsory subject at medical school....
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