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Each of the alphabetically arranged entries starts with the term sought and includes a definition of the term, a verbal description of the equivalent sign in American Sign Language, and an outline drawing (or drawings) that illustrates how to make the sign. The introduction suggests ways in which hospital staffs can facilitate communication with deaf persons. Wide scope of terms covered, including anatomical parts, physiologic functions, disease names, drug names, and other terms frequently used in clinical medicine.
Medical Sign Language. Easily Understood Definitions of Commonly Used Medical, Dental and First Aid Terms.. Ann Intern Med. ;98:570. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-98-4-570_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1983;98(4):570.
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